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tenure
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 4
2. The manner of holding lands and tenements of a superior.
3. The consideration, condition, or service which the occupier of land gives to his lord or superior for the use of his land.
4. Manner of holding, in general; as, in absolute governments, men hold their rights by a precarious tenure.
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