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English definition of “freehold”

freehold

noun [C] uk   /ˈfriː.həʊld/ us    /-hoʊld/
the legal right to own and use a building or piece of land for an unlimited time: Who owns the freehold of/on the property?
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adjective uk   us  
Are those flats freehold or leasehold?
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