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tenancy

noun uk   /ˈten.ən.si/ us  
[C or U] the right to use land or live in a building in exchange for rentLiving or sleeping somewhereRenting propertyMortgages and real estateRenting, hiring and hire purchase in general [C] the period of time for which you have the right to use a building or piece of land: a two-year tenancyLiving or sleeping somewhereRenting propertyMortgages and real estateRenting, hiring and hire purchase in general
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