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Adjective: tenured  ten-yu(r)d
  1. Appointed for life and not subject to dismissal except for a grave crime
    "a tenured professor"
Verb: tenure  ten-yu(r)
  1. (academia) give life-time employment to
    "She was tenured after she published her book"

See also: irremovable

Type of: advance, elevate, kick upstairs, promote, raise, upgrade

Encyclopedia: Tenured

Tenure, Ecclesiastical