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How to Pronounce tenured?

Correct pronunciation for the word "tenured" is [tˈɛnjəd], [tˈɛnjəd], [t_ˈɛ_n_j_ə_d].

"Tenured" in context

Tenured typically means to have achieved or acquired a permanent position in a workplace or school, typically at a university. This generally comes after a certain amount of time in a post or a specific milestone has been met. To be deemed tenured typically means that a person has achieved a high level of accomplishment, such as in academia or publishing, and has become a respected or valued member of their profession. Tenure is generally a recognition of outstanding service or dedication, and may include additional privileges or titles such as professor or chair. Becoming tenured is often seen as a prestigious and rewarding milestone to reach in a professional career.

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Usage over time for tenured:

This graph shows how "tenured" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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