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sitting tenant

noun [C]
 
 
LAW, PROPERTY
someone with the legal right to remain in a property that they are renting and who cannot be forced to leave by its owner: It is possible to sell a property with a sitting tenant living in it.
Translations of “sitting tenant”
in Chinese (Traditional) (有合法權利的)現有房客,現租戶…
in Chinese (Simplified) (有合法权利的)现有房客,现租户…
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