Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “landlord”

See all translations

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…
(Definition of landlord from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of landlord?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “landlord”

Definitions of “landlord” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

be in/out of luck

to be able/unable to have or do what you want

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More