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English definition of “pre-lease”


verb [T] (also prelease)
to arrange for companies to rent space in a building before it is available for use: The shopping center was completely pre-leased before we started construction.
(Definition of pre-lease from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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