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"rental" in British English

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(Definition of rental from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rentalnoun [C/U]

us   /ˈren·təl/
the act of renting, an amount paid in rent, or something rented: [U] boat/car rental
(Definition of rental from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"rental" in Business English

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rentalnoun

uk   /ˈrentəl/ us   COMMERCE
[C or U] an arrangement to rent something for a period of time, or the act of renting something: equipment rental a car rental business/company/firm The company has recently seen a decline in DVD rentals. The regulation applies to contracts for the sale or rental of goods or services.
[C or U] US also rent the amount of money that you pay to rent something for a period of time: an annual/monthly/weekly rental of ... Office rentals start at about $800 dollars per month for one room. Although the price of calls has fallen, telephone line rentals continue to increase.
[C] US something such as a house or a car that you can rent: The car turned out to be a rental from DFW Airport. A number of properties are available as short-term rentals.
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rentaladjective

uk   /ˈrentəl/ us   COMMERCE, PROPERTY
relating to rent, to renting something, or to something that has been rented: the rental market a rental agreement They also own a commercial property that provides rental income. a rental car
(Definition of rental from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rental”
in Arabic تَأجير…
in Korean 사용료, 임대…
in Portuguese aluguel…
in Catalan lloguer…
in Japanese 賃貸, 賃借, レンタル…
in Chinese (Simplified) 出租,租赁,租借, 租金,租费…
in Turkish kiralık, kiralanan, kira…
in Russian прокат…
in Chinese (Traditional) 出租,租賃,租借, 租金,租費…
in Italian affitto, noleggio…
in Polish wynajem, wypożyczenie…
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“rental” in Business English

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