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rent-a-

prefix uk   us   /ren.tə-/ UK disapproving
used when a person, thing, or group of people seems to have been rented for a particular purpose and is not sincere: Most of the people on the protest seemed to be rent-a-mob, not real supporters.humorous Old rent-a-quote is always turning up on TV to give his opinions.
Translations of “rent-a-”
in Chinese (Traditional) 僱用的, 動機不純的, 僱來裝樣子蒙混的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雇用的, 动机不纯的, 雇来装样子蒙混的…
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