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"landlord" in British English

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landlordnoun [C]

uk   /ˈlænd.lɔːd/  us   /-lɔːrd/
  • landlord noun [C] (OWNER)

B2 a ​person or ​organization that ​owns a ​building or an ​area of ​land and is ​paid by other ​people for the use of it: The landlord had ​promised to ​redecorate the ​bedrooms before we ​moved in. Housing ​associations are the ​biggest landlords in this ​area.
  • landlord noun [C] (BAR MANAGER)

UK a man who is in ​charge of a ​pub or ​bar
(Definition of landlord from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"landlord" in American English

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landlordnoun [C]

 us   /ˈlændˌlɔrd/ (female landlady,  /ˈlændˌleɪd·i/ )
a ​person who ​owns a ​building or an ​area of ​land and is ​paid by other ​people for the use of it: Heather's landlord ​actuallylowered her ​rent when she said she might move out.
(Definition of landlord from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"landlord" in Business English

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landlordnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈlændlɔːd/
PROPERTY a ​person or ​organization that ​owns a ​room, ​building, or ​piece of ​land that someone else ​paysrent to use: Landlords have ​legalobligations that cannot be ​avoided by ​leaving them out of the ​tenancyagreement.
UK COMMERCE a man who ​owns or ​manages a ​pub, ​bar, or ​smallhotel: A landlord who has ​rescued his ​pub from being ​closed has said the ​crisis in the ​industry can't all be blamed on large ​pubcompanies.
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(Definition of landlord from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “landlord”
in Arabic صاحِب البَيْت, المالِك…
in Korean 집주인…
in Portuguese proprietário…
in Catalan propietari…
in Japanese 家主…
in Chinese (Simplified) 所有者, 房东, 地主…
in Turkish ev sahibi, pansiyoncu…
in Russian домовладелец, сдающий квартиру…
in Chinese (Traditional) 所有者, 房東, 地主…
in Italian padrone di casa, locatore…
in Polish właściciel, gospodarz…
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