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ten·an·cy

 (tĕn′ən-sē)
n. pl. ten·an·cies
1. Possession or occupancy of lands, buildings, or other property by title, under a lease, or on payment of rent.
2. The period of a tenant's occupancy or possession.
3. A habitation held or occupied by a tenant.

tenancy

(ˈtɛnənsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. (Law) the temporary possession or holding by a tenant of lands or property owned by another
2. (Law) the period of holding or occupying such property
3. the period of holding office, a position, etc
4. (Law) property held or occupied by a tenant

ten•an•cy

(ˈtɛn ən si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. a holding, as of lands, by any kind of title; occupancy of land, a house, or the like, under a lease or on payment of rent; tenure.
2. the period of a tenant's occupancy.
3. occupancy or enjoyment of a position, post, situation, etc.
4. Archaic. a piece of land held by a tenant; holding.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tenancy - an act of being a tenant or occupant
residency, abidance, residence - the act of dwelling in a place
inhabitancy, inhabitation, habitation - the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men); "he studied the creation and inhabitation and demise of the colony"

tenancy

noun
1. lease, residence, occupancy, holding, renting, possession, occupation Check the terms of your tenancy closely.
2. period of office, tenure, incumbency, time in office Baroness Thatcher's nine year tenancy
Translations

tenancy

[ˈtenənsɪ] N (= possession, period) → tenencia f, inquilinato m; (= lease) → arriendo m, alquiler m
joint/multiple tenancyarriendo m or alquiler m conjunto/múltiple

tenancy

[ˈtɛnənsi] nlocation ftenancy agreement ncontrat m de location

tenancy

n right/conditions of tenancyMietrecht nt/-bedingungen pl; (of farm)Pachtrecht nt/-bedingungen pl; during his tenancywährend er (dort) Mieter/Pächter ist/war; period of tenancyDauer fdes Miet-/Pachtverhältnisses

tenancy

[ˈtɛnənsɪ] n (use of rented property) → locazione f, conduzione f
to have a 5 year tenancy → avere un contratto d'affitto di 5 anni
during his tenancy → durante il periodo in cui abitava
References in periodicals archive ?
As the churn rate of tenants in rural areas tends to be lower than elsewhere, many of these tenancies will have begun prior to April 2007.
As soon as may be after the Acquiring Authority make a general vesting declaration, they must serve notice of it on every occupier of any of the land specified InThe declaration (EXCEPT land where there is one of the tenancies described in paragraph 3) andonevery person who gives them Information relating to the land in pursuance of the invitation contained in any notice.
But despite the large numbers protected, Ben Beadle will call for more action to increase landlord uptake of deposit protection, which has been a legal requirement for new tenancies since April 2013.
Just so we're all on the same page, today we're talking about periodic tenancies, which are the kinds of tenancies that continue on indefinitely until either the landlord or the tenant give notice to end.
MOHAMMAD Asghar AM has highlighted a wide variance in the number of tenancies in arrears in South East Wales.
This change is retrospective and, therefore, allows a uniform approach across all tenancies.
The Private Residential Tenancies Board has now warned there are a further 22 cases pending.
Amendments to The Residential Tenancies Regulations, 2007, will among other things, provide seniors residing in independent living facilities with the right to use the Office of Residential Tenancies to resolve disputes.
Labour councillor Henri Murison pledged this week to continue to offer lifetime tenancies in the face of Government plans to limit some tenures.
The council is also looking to renegotiate terms on remaining tenancies.
LANDLORDS with tenancies up to pounds 100,000 a year are being reminded that they now automatically default to an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) and deposits may have to be protected.