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sublet

[ verb suhb-let; noun suhb-let, suhb-let ]
/ verb sʌbˈlɛt; noun ˈsʌbˌlɛt, sʌbˈlɛt /
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verb (used with object), sub·let, sub·let·ting.

to sublease.
to let under a subcontract: to sublet work.

noun

a sublease.
a property obtained by subleasing, as an apartment.

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Origin of sublet

First recorded in 1760–70; sub- + let1
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British Dictionary definitions for sublet

sublet

verb (sʌbˈlɛt) -lets, -letting or -let

to grant a sublease of (property)
to let out (work, etc) under a subcontract

noun (ˈsʌbˌlɛt)

informal, mainly US a sublease
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