Translation of "lease" - English-Italian dictionary

lease

noun uk /liːs/ us /lis/

a legal agreement in which you pay money in order to use a building or a piece of land for a period of time

contratto d’affitto, locazione
We signed / a three-year lease when we moved into the house. Quando abbiamo preso la casa abbiamo firmato / un contratto triennale.
verb uk /liːs/ us /lis/

to use a building or piece of land, or to allow someone to use a building or piece of land, in exchange for money

affittare, prendere in affitto
We want to lease some office space in the centre of town. Vogliamo pendere in affitto dei locali per uso di uffici nel centro della città.
They leased / the land to a local company. Hanno dato in affitto / il terreno a una ditta locale.

(Translation of “lease” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)