Temporary vs Tenure - What's the difference?

temporary | tenure |


As nouns the difference between temporary and tenure

is that temporary is one serving for a limited time; short-term employee while tenure is a status of possessing a thing or an office; an incumbency.

As an adjective temporary

is not permanent; existing only for a period or periods of time.

As a verb tenure is

to grant tenure, the status of having a permanent academic position, to (someone).

temporary

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Not permanent; existing only for a period or periods of time.
  • Existing only for a short time or short times; transient, ephemeral.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Noun

    (temporaries)
  • One serving for a limited time; short-term employee.
  • Synonyms

    * temp

    tenure

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A status of possessing a thing or an office; an incumbency.
  • * Cowper
  • All that seems thine own, / Held by the tenure of his will alone.
  • A period of time during which something is possessed.
  • A status of having a permanent post with enhanced job security within an academic institution.
  • A right to hold land under the feudal system.
  • Synonyms

    (a status of possessing a thing or an office) incumbency

    Derived terms

    * tenure-track

    Verb

    (tenur)
  • To grant tenure, the status of having a permanent academic position, to (someone).
  • References

    Anagrams

    * * * * ----