sublet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"sublet" in British English

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subletverb [T]

uk   /ˌsʌbˈlet/  us   /ˈsʌb.let/ (present participle subletting, past tense and past participle sublet)
to ​allow someone to ​rent all or ​part of a ​house or other ​building that you are ​renting from someone ​else: Our ​rentalcontractstates that we are not ​allowed to sublet the ​house.
sublet
noun [C]
a ​summer 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   us   /ˌsʌbˈlet/ (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 ​principaltenant.
sublet
noun [C] (also sublease)
The ​financialservicescompany 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)
Translations of “sublet”
in Chinese (Simplified) 分租,转租…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分租,轉租…
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