[ lees-bak ]
/ ˈlisˌbæk /
the disposal of a building, land, or other property to a buyer under special arrangements for simultaneously leasing it on a long-term basis to the original seller, usually with an option to renew the lease.
Origin of leaseback
First recorded in 1945–50; noun use of verb phrase lease back
Also called sale and leaseback, sale-leaseback.
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British Dictionary definitions for leaseback
/ (ˈliːsˌbæk) /
a property transaction in which the buyer leases the property to the seller
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