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English definition of “let”

let

noun [C] (RENT)    /let/ UK
the act of allowing someone to use your house, land, etc. in exchange for regular payments: a five-year let on a flatMortgages and real estateRenting, hiring and hire purchase in general Renting propertyRenting propertyMortgages and real estateRenting, hiring and hire purchase in general
(Definition of let noun (RENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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