Sentence Examples


  • Dean, who'd been on the force for their entire tenure, was used to their early morning bickering and paid no attention.
  • In 1502 Warham was consecrated bishop of London and became keeper of the great seal, but his tenure of both these offices was short, as in 1504 he became lord chancellor and archbishop of Canterbury.
  • Wade was appointed to the post of collector in the first instance, and after a short tenure of office was succeeded by Mr II.
  • The zadruga system of land tenure was artificially kept in existence (see Servia).
  • LUSIGNAN, the name of a family which sprang from Poitou and distinguished itself by its connexion with the kingdom of Jerusalem, and still more by its long tenure of the kingdom of Cyprus (1192-1475).

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