leasehold

[ lees-hohld ]
/ ˈlisˌhoʊld /
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noun

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

adjective


Nearby words

  1. leary,
  2. lease,
  3. lease rod,
  4. lease-purchase,
  5. leaseback,
  6. leaseholder,
  7. leaseman,
  8. leash,
  9. leash law,
  10. leasing

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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