[ suhb-ten-uh nt ]
/ sʌbˈtɛn ənt /
a person who rents land, a house, or the like, from a tenant.
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OTHER WORDS FROM subtenantsub·ten·an·cy, noun
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Subtenant, sub-ten′ant, n. a tenant who hires or leases from one who is also a tenant.
This was called subinfeudation, and the vassal of a vassal was called a subvassal or subtenant.An Introduction to the History of Western Europe|James Harvey Robinson
British Dictionary definitions for subtenant
/ (sʌbˈtɛnənt) /
a person who rents or leases property from a tenant
Derived forms of subtenantsubtenancy, noun
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