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fair rent

noun
  1. (in Britain) the rent for a private tenancy, fixed and registered by a rent officer, and based on the size, condition, and usefulness of the property, but not its scarcity value
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  • The League, however, could not prevent the farmers from using the fair-rent clauses.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 7

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