landlordism

[ land-lawr-diz-uhm ]
/ ˈlænd lɔrˌdɪz əm /

noun

the practice under which privately owned property is leased or rented to others for occupancy or cultivation.

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Origin of landlordism

First recorded in 1835–45; landlord + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for landlordism

landlordism
/ (ˈlændlɔːˌdɪzəm) /

noun

the system by which land under private ownership is rented for a fixed sum to tenants
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