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English definition of “lease sth back (to sb)”
lease sth back (to sb) — Phrasal Verb with lease
/liːs/ verb [T] COMMERCE, LAW
› PROPERTY, LAW to sell property or an asset, but continue to use it by paying rent to the new owner: The company may try to raise cash by selling and leasing back its buildings in London and Hong Kong.
› PROPERTY, LAW to buy property or an asset, and allow the seller to continue to use it by paying you rent: The fund aims to buy the ground's freehold and lease it back to the club for a pound a year. → Compare rent verb