Meaning of “life tenant” in the English Dictionary


"life tenant" in Business English

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life tenantnoun [ C ]

uk us also tenant for life LAW, PROPERTY

someone who is officially allowed to rent or use an area of land or a building for as long as they live:

Unless the life tenant's use is restricted, they can lease the property.

(Definition of “life tenant” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)