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rental

noun
 
 
/ˈrentəl/ COMMERCE
[C or U] an arrangement to rent something for a period of time, or the act of renting something: equipment rental a car rental business/company/firm The company has recently seen a decline in DVD rentals. The regulation applies to contracts for the sale or rental of goods or services.
[C or U] ( US also rent) the amount of money that you pay to rent something for a period of time: an annual/monthly/weekly rental of ... Office rentals start at about $800 dollars per month for one room. Although the price of calls has fallen, telephone line rentals continue to increase.
[C] US something such as a house or a car that you can rent: The car turned out to be a rental from DFW Airport. A number of properties are available as short-term rentals.
→  See also fleet -rental
Translations of “rental”
in Korean 사용료, 임대…
in Arabic تَأجير…
in Portuguese aluguel…
in Catalan lloguer…
in Japanese 賃貸, 賃借, レンタル…
in Italian affitto, noleggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 出租,租賃,租借, 租金,租費…
in Russian прокат…
in Turkish kiralık, kiralanan, kira…
in Chinese (Simplified) 出租,租赁,租借, 租金,租费…
in Polish wynajem, wypożyczenie…
(Definition of rental noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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