leasehold

[ lees-hohld ]
/ ˈlisˌhoʊld /

noun

property acquired under a lease.
a tenure under a lease.

adjective

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Origin of leasehold

First recorded in 1710–20; lease1 + hold1
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British Dictionary definitions for leasehold

leasehold
/ (ˈliːsˌhəʊld) /

noun

land or property held under a lease
the tenure by which such property is held
(modifier) held under a lease
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