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landlord

noun [C]  /ˈlændˌlɔrd/ (female landlady,  /ˈlændˌleɪd·i/) us  
a person who owns a building or an area of land and is paid by other people for the use of it: Heather's landlord actually lowered her rent when she said she might move out.
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