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tenement

1. (now esp in Scotland) a large building divided into separate flats
2. Property law any form of permanent property, such as land, dwellings, offices, etc.

Tenement

A building with multiple dwelling units accessed by a single stairway, with two or more apartments on each floor.

tenement

A building having multiple housing units for rent; often, ill-maintained, overcrowded units that may barely meet minimum code requirements for safety and sanitation; usually built many years earlier and found in poorer sections of a city.
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The sale tenements ('Sale Tenements') are set out in the schedule to this announcement.
The Company has an extensive exploration tenement portfolio in the world-class Mt Isa mineral province in North West Queensland; as well as the Rawbelle district in South East Queensland.
Centenario (Argentina) CoThrough its Argentinian subsidiary, Lithium Power holds a total of 6 granted tenements in the Centenario lithium brine salar within the Salta province of the Puna Plateau.
The Decorated Tenement: How Immigrant Builders and Architects Transformed the Slum in the Gilded Age
"Repairs to common property within tenements can be fraught with difficulties, trying to ensure that all owners contribute to repairs.
In a press conference on Monday, the NHA said it was conducting 'preeviction activities'-largely consultation meetings-with 712 families at Fort Bonifacio Tenement Building in Taguig City and over 6,000 families at Punta Santa Ana Tenement and Vitas Tenement, both in Manila.
has agreed to acquire tenements covering approximately 583 hectares in Argentina-based Salinas Grandes, Salta Province owned by Bolera Minera S.A., the company said.
Under the terms of the agreement, AngloGold can earn a 51% participating interest in the tenements by funding project expenditure of not less than A$15 million, of which at least A$6 million must be spent on the Lake Carey tenements, within four years.
In fact, some of the most famous figures in sport, entertainment and literature were raised in tenements. SIR ALEX FERGUSON Considered one of the best football managers of all time, Ferguson grew up in a tenement on Glasgow's Govan Road.
Peabody Energy announced that several of its Australian subsidiaries have entered into sale and purchase agreements with Australia-based Pembroke Resources, which is owned by Denham Capital, to sell its interest in undeveloped metallurgical reserve tenements in Queensland's Bowen Basin for A$104 million ($77 million) in cash plus a royalty stream.
Each community had its own schools, churches, youth clubs and picture houses Tenement homes created cherished neighbours Always there for one another, especially in tough times There was an abundance of local pubs, too In fact one on every corner Looking back life seemed so Uncomplicated then for us kids Until the demise of tenement living began Neighbours left in their droves for pastures new feet may have walked away from the old neighbourhoods Yet hearts never do, they store life's treasured memories of youth Spent in and around the tenements of our city in the old neighbourhoods by Margaret Donnelly,
NNA - Having met at Comfort Hotel in Hazmieh today, the Committee of landlords backed by sworn attorneys, held old tenants fully responsible for failure to implement the new Tenements' law which went into force as of the 28th of December 2014.