[ noun suhb-lees; verb suhb-lees ]
/ noun ˈsʌbˌlis; verb sʌbˈlis /
a lease granted by one who is already a lessee of a property, as an apartment.
verb (used with object), sub·leased, sub·leas·ing.
to grant a sublease of.
to take or hold a sublease of.
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OTHER WORDS FROM subleasesub·les·see [suhb-le-see] /ˌsʌb lɛˈsi/, nounsub·les·sor [suhb-les-awr, suhb-le-sawr] /sʌbˈlɛs ɔr, ˌsʌb lɛˈsɔr/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sublessor
a lease of property made by a person who is himself a lessee or tenant of that property
to grant a sublease of (property); sublet
(tr) to take, obtain, or hold by sublease
Derived forms of subleasesublessee (ˌsʌblɛˈsiː), nounsublessor (ˌsʌblɛˈsɔː), noun
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