leasehold

[lees-hohld]
adjective
  1. held by lease.

Origin of leasehold

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

leasehold

noun
  1. land or property held under a lease
  2. the tenure by which such property is held
  3. (modifier) held under a lease
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