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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
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Prior to the introduction of the new tenancy contract, a variety of contract formats were being used for short term tenancies.
The issue of the guarantee in statutory tenancies was examined by the President of the Rent Control Court in a judgment issued on 4.
6(1)(c) lists three types of orders that a Provincial Court judge can make under the Residential Tenancies Act, but none of those three include any type of damages.
This is because there is no automatic renewal of tenancies on the same terms and the DIFC Courts will uphold clauses permitting landlords to terminate at will if the tenant is unwilling to pay an excessive rent.
Its rental income is derived from sources such as regulated tenancies, assured tenancies, assured short-hold tenancies, life tenancies and ground rent tenancies.
Attorney General and Commerce Minister Michael Mischin said an options paper had been released which proposed changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1987 to complement the Restraining Orders and Related Legislation Amendment (Family Violence) Bill 2016, which was introduced into State Parliament in September this year.
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.
E will explore the federally imposed limits on tenancies by the entirety.
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.