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rent-free

[ rent-free ]
/ ˈrɛntˈfri /
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adverb
without payment of rent: We lived rent-free for six months.
adjective
not subject to rent: a rent-free apartment.
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Origin of rent-free

First recorded in 1625–35; rent1 + -free
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British Dictionary definitions for rent-free

rent-free

adjective, adverb
without payment of rent
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