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Meaning of “tenant” in the English Dictionary

"tenant" in British English

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tenantnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈten.ənt/
C2 a ​person who ​paysrent for the use of ​land or a ​building

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

"tenant" in American English

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tenantnoun [C]

 us   /ˈten·ənt/
a ​person who ​rents a ​room, a ​building, or ​land: For ​years, they were tenants on my father’s ​property.
(Definition of tenant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"tenant" in Business English

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tenantnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtenənt/ LAW, PROPERTY
a ​person or ​organization that uses a ​building or ​land and ​paysrent to its ​owner: We are hoping to ​lease the four-story ​building to a ​single tenant when it's completed this ​fall. Both ​parties, landlord and tenant, will be ​bound by any ​expressterms in the ​contract.
(Definition of tenant from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tenant”
in Korean 세입자…
in Arabic مُسْتَأجِر…
in Malaysian penyewa…
in French locataire…
in Russian арендатор, квартиросъемщик…
in Chinese (Traditional) 租戶, 佃戶, 房客…
in Italian inquilino, -a…
in Turkish kiracı, icarcı…
in Polish najemca, lokator/ka…
in Spanish inquilino, arrendatario…
in Vietnamese người thuê, người mướn…
in Portuguese inquilino, -a…
in Thai ผู้เช่า…
in German der/die Pächter(in), Pacht-……
in Catalan llogater, -a…
in Japanese 賃借人, 借家人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 租户, 佃户, 房客…
in Indonesian penyewa…
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