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landlord

[ land-lawrd ]
/ ˈlændˌlɔrd /
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noun
a person or organization that owns and leases apartments to others.
a person who owns and leases land, buildings, etc.
a person who owns or runs an inn, lodging house, etc.
a landowner.
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Origin of landlord

before 1000; Middle English; Old English landhlāford.See land, lord

OTHER WORDS FROM landlord

landlordly, adjectivelandlordry, nounlandlordship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for landlord

landlord
/ (ˈlændˌlɔːd) /

noun
a man who owns and leases property
a man who owns or runs a lodging house, pub, etc
British archaic the lord of an estate
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