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Definition of "tenancy" []

  • Possession or occupancy of lands, buildings, or other property by title, under a lease, or on payment of rent. (noun)
  • The period of a tenant's occupancy or possession. (noun)
  • A habitation held or occupied by a tenant. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tenancy" in a sentence
  • "Now, it's clicking off the name tenancy threshold, but we have made huge progress, and again, when you think about being sub 50% a year ago and about 80% a year later and double the NOI, this thing is heading in the right direction."
  • "If multi-tenancy is not an option, then public cloud computing gets reduced to a mere outsourcing of facilities and operations."
  • ""The location, long-term tenancy and contractual rent increases are especially appealing to foreign buyers and institutional investors," says Arthur Milston, managing director at Savills US, a real estate advisory firm and investment bank."