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rente

[ rahnt ]
/ rɑ̃t /
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noun, plural rentes [rahnt]. /rɑ̃t/. French.

revenue or income, or the instrument evidencing a right to such periodic receipts.
rentes. Also called rentes sur l'é·tat [rahnt syr ley-ta]. /rɑ̃t sür leɪˈta/. perpetual bonds issued by the French government.

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rente
/ French (rɑ̃t) /

noun

annual income from capital investment; annuity
government securities of certain countries, esp France
the interest on such securities
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