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untenured

[uhn-ten-yerd] /ʌnˈtɛn yərd/
adjective
1.
unheld, as property or a position.
2.
lacking tenure, as a college instructor.
3.
not offering or leading to tenure, as some college teaching positions.
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  • He also claims that it is unlawful to grant tenured teachers due process rights not enjoyed by untenured teachers.
  • Preference will be given to untenured scholars with full-time academic appointments.
  • Where such staffing gaps existed, new or untenured officers worked well above their grade levels.
  • Counseling, confirmed by a written counseling statement, is an explicit regulatory requirement for untenured employees.

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