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landlord

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈlændlɔːd/
PROPERTY a person or organization that owns a room, building, or piece of land that someone else pays rent to use: Landlords have legal obligations that cannot be avoided by leaving them out of the tenancy agreement.
UK COMMERCE a man who owns or manages a pub, bar, or small hotel: A landlord who has rescued his pub from being closed has said the crisis in the industry can't all be blamed on large pub companies.
→  Compare landlady →  See also absentee landlord
Translations of “landlord”
in Korean 집주인…
in Arabic صاحِب البَيْت, المالِك…
in Portuguese proprietário…
in Catalan propietari…
in Japanese 家主…
in Italian padrone di casa, locatore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 所有者, 房東, 地主…
in Russian домовладелец, сдающий квартиру…
in Turkish ev sahibi, pansiyoncu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 所有者, 房东, 地主…
in Polish właściciel, gospodarz…
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