sitting tenant Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"sitting tenant" in British English

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sitting tenantnoun [C]

uk   us   UK
a ​person with a ​legalright to ​stay in a ​property that they are ​renting: We can't ​sell the ​house because we can't get ​rid of the ​sittingtenants.
(Definition of sitting tenant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sitting tenant" in Business English

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sitting tenantnoun [C]

uk   us   LAW, PROPERTY
someone with the ​legalright to remain in a ​property that they are ​renting and who cannot be ​forced to ​leave by its ​owner: It is possible to ​sell a ​property with a sitting ​tenantliving in it.
(Definition of sitting tenant from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sitting tenant”
in Chinese (Simplified) (有合法权利的)现有房客,现租户…
in Chinese (Traditional) (有合法權利的)現有房客,現租戶…
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