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lessor

[ les-awr, le-sawr ]
/ ˈlɛs ɔr, lɛˈsɔr /
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noun
a person, group, etc., who grants a lease.

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Origin of lessor

1350–1400; Middle English lesso(u)r<Anglo-French. See lease1, -or2

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH lessor

lesser, lessor
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British Dictionary definitions for lessor

lessor
/ (ˈlɛsɔː, lɛˈsɔː) /

noun
a person who grants a lease of property
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