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English definition of “rent-to-own”

rent-to-own

adjective [before noun]    
COMMERCE used to describe an agreement to pay rent for something, and then return it, or to make further payments in order to buy it: Many low-income families have rent-to-own furniture because they don't have the cash to buy it outright .
(Definition of rent-to-own adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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