Meaning of “hire sth/sb out” in the English Dictionary

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"hire sth/sb out" in British English

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hire sth/sb out

phrasal verb with hire uk /haɪər/ us /haɪr/ verb [ T ]

to allow someone to use something or someone temporarily in exchange for money:

UK How much do you charge for hiring out a bicycle for a week?
He's decided to go freelance and hire himself out as a technical writer.

(Definition of “hire sth/sb out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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