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renter

[ ren-ter ]
/ ˈrɛn tər /
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noun

a person or organization that holds, or has the use of, property by payment of rent.

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Origin of renter

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at rent1, -er1
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renter
/ (ˈrɛntə) /

noun

a person who lets his property in return for rent, esp a landlord
a person who rents property from another; tenant
a distributor of films to cinemas for commercial showing
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