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lease sth back (to sb)

phrasal verb with lease uk   us   /liːs/ verb [T] COMMERCE, LAW
PROPERTY, LAW to sell property or an asset, but continue to use it by paying rent to the new owner: The company may try to raise cash by selling and leasing back its buildings in London and Hong Kong.
PROPERTY, LAW to buy property or an asset, and allow the seller to continue to use it by paying you rent: The fund aims to buy the ground's freehold and lease it back to the club for a pound a year.
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