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apron-string tenure

obsolete A property or estate owned by a woman but controlled by her husband during her life and then by her family after her death. He has a vast property; it is but an apron-string tenure, though, and he shall be dispossessed of it when she passes.
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'General Qamar Javed Bajwa is appointed Chief of Army Staff for another term of three years from the date of completion of current tenure,' read the notification.
The decision of extending Bajwa's tenure has been taken "in view of the regional security environment." The notification was personally signed by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
IG saheb is going to be busy getting used to the place and won't bother us."An association representing the District Police Officers concurred with the aforementioned association but said that the same tenure should also apply to the Deputy Inspectors General.
Directors' age and tenure and age and tenure heterogeneity are other characteristics that can influence their performance even though previous studies have considered these attributes less important.
Tenure fails academic freedom in two ways: First, the presence of tenure does not foster intellectual diversity.
Giving a comparison of increase in inflation rate during first six months of last three tenures, the minister said inflation rate was 25 percent during the PPP tenure and 10.9 percent in the PML-N tenure while it had been three percent during the tenure of incumbent PTI government.
He lamented that they were suspended in the House as a result of their non-acceptance of tenure extension of local government council chairmen, which they maintained was illegal.
Williams began Beyond the Tenure Track in 2015 to provide electronic-learning career development content to students.
Requirements for publication in the T5 decreases with department quality, while the impact on tenure of T5 publication increases with declines in department quality.
Weah submitted a bill to the Legislature in October calling for the cancellation of tenure positions within the Executive Branch.
Hanna--who was 52 at the time of her tenure application in 2013--received internal and external evaluations and recommendations for tenure, but then-provost Dr.
Before we talk about why the system has not been able to create the desired change, it is important to look back on the history of the tenure track system.
According to the survey, 61 percent of Pakistani had similar views for Nawaz Sharif's tenure back in 2013.
ISLAMABAD -- More than half of the Pakistanis believe that tenure of Imran Khan will be better than the previous government, Gallup said here in its survey report on Wednesday.
Summary: An international consensus has emerged regarding the importance of secure land tenure for development outcomes.