Tenure is the act or length of time that something is held or the achieved status of having one's employment position become permanent.
Having actual possession of a place that has no owner so as to acquire legal rights to ownership. See also adverse possession.
A right of occupation and use:
Legal right of possession; lawful title (to something); proprietorship
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