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1. Tenants considered as a group.
2. The condition of being a tenant; tenancy.
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1. (Law) tenants collectively, esp those with the same landlord
2. (Law) the status or condition of being a tenant
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(ˈtɛn ən tri)

1. tenants collectively; the body of tenants on an estate.
2. the state or condition of being a tenant.
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 a body of tenants, 1628.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tenantry - tenants of an estate considered as a group
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
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[ˈtenəntrɪ] Ninquilinos mpl (Agr) → agricultores mpl arrendatarios
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n no pl (of estate)Pächter pl; (of building, premises)Mieter pl; the law of tenantrydas Mietrecht; (of farm)das Pachtrecht
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There were hundreds of villages and tenantries, located far from the main road, that remained untouched by electricity in the 1950s and the 1960s.
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As mentioned above, terms of tenantries also changed in response to the world market for cotton.