Translation of "lease" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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leaseverb [ T ]

uk /liːs/ us /liːs/

to make a legal agreement by which money is paid in order to use land, a building, a vehicle, or a piece of equipment for an agreed period of time

The building's 60 units are currently leased to students of the university. 住宅区里有300所新房屋,其中约1/3租给了市政委员会。
[ + two objects ] It was agreed they would lease the apartment to him/lease him the apartment. 按照约定他们要把公寓租给他。

leasenoun [ C ]

uk /liːs/ us /liːs/

a legal agreement in which you pay money in order to use a building, piece of land, vehicle, etc. for a period

He has the house on a long lease. 他长期租用该公寓。
The lease runs out/expires in two years' time. 租借契约将在两年后到期。
We signed a three-year lease when we moved into the house. 我们搬进那所房子时签了一份3年的租约。

(Translation of “lease” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)