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tenant at sufferancenoun [C]

uk   us   plural tenants at sufferance
LAW, PROPERTY a tenant who stays in a building, etc. after the lease has ended, and without the owner's permission: A tenant at sufferance is liable to pay rent, but can be evicted at any time.
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