tenure

tenure(
tehn
-
yuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (time in office)
a. el ejercicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There were many things that Obama wasn't able to accomplish during his tenure as president.Hubo muchas cosas que Obama no pudo lograr durante su ejercicio como presidente.
b. la ocupación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
During the senator's tenure in office, he fought for the rights of our state.Durante la ocupación de su cargo, el senador luchó por los derechos de nuestro estado.
2. (legal)
a. la ocupación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The indigenous community has had the right of tenure over this land for more than two hundred years.La comunidad indígena ha tenido el derecho de ocupación de estas tierras por más de doscientos años.
b. la tenencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The feudal system of land tenure involved the exchange of property for loyalty.El sistema feudal de tenencia de terreno implicaba el intercambio de propiedad por lealtad.
3. (education)
a. el puesto permanente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Life as a professor is quite unstable if you don't have tenure.La vida como profesor es muy inestable si no tienes un puesto permanente.
b. la titularidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The professor knew he would have to traverse the political sphere of the university to get tenure.El profesor sabía que tendría que atravesar la esfera política de la universidad para obtener la titularidad.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Once she had tenure, Elena felt much more secure.Una vez que Elena fue nombrada profesora titular, se sintió mucho más segura.
Some of the professors who have tenure at this university seem to rest on their laurels.Algunos de los profesores numerarios en esta universidad parecen dormirse en sus laureles.
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tenure
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of land)
a. el arriendo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (of office)
a. la ocupación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
3. (university)
a. la titularidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to have tenureser profesor(ora) numerario(a) or titular
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tenure [ˈtenjʊəʳ]
noun
1 [of land] posesión (f); tenencia (f); ocupación (f); [of office] ocupación (f); ejercicio (m)
2 (guaranteed employment) puesto (m) asegurado; permanencia (f)
teacher with tenure profesoraprofesora (m) (f) de número;a profesora profesoraprofesora (m) (f) numerarioanumeraria;a profesora a numeraria teacher without tenure profesoraprofesora (m) (f) no numerarioanumeraria;a profesora a numeraria
modifier
tenure track position (US) puesto (m) con posibilidad de obtener la permanencia
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