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"landlord" in British English

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landlordnoun [C]

uk   /ˈlænd.lɔːd/  us   /ˈlænd.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)

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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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