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ground rent

noun [C or U]
 
 
PROPERTY
money paid by the owner of a building or apartment to the person who owns the land on which it has been built: He almost lost his home because of unpaid ground rent.
Translations of “ground rent”
in Chinese (Traditional) (房產主付給地產主的)地租…
in Chinese (Simplified) (房产主付给地产主的)地租…
(Definition of ground rent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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