Meaning of “sublet” in the English Dictionary

"sublet" in British English

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subletverb [ T ]

uk /ˌsʌbˈlet/ us /ˈsʌb.let/ present participle subletting, past tense and past participle sublet

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

"sublet" in American English

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subletverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈsʌbˈlet/ present participle subletting, past tense and past participle sublet

to rent all or part of a rented apartment, house, or other building to someone else

sublet
noun [ C ] us /ˈsʌb·let/

a summer sublet

(Definition of “sublet” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"sublet" in Business English

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subletverb [ I or T ]

subletting, sublet, sublet also sub-let uk /ˌsʌbˈlet/ us also sublease, also underlet PROPERTY, LAW

to allow someone to rent all or part of a building that you are renting from someone else:

They have instructed us to sub-let 20,000 sq ft of offices.

to rent all or part of a building from another person who rents it from the owner:

We sublet the offices from the principal tenant.
sublet
noun [ C ] also sublease

The financial services company was renting a sublet in Chelsea.
sublet
adjective [ before noun ]

sublet offices/space

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

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