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tenant

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtenənt/
someone who pays rent to live in a room, house, etcMortgages and real estateRenting, hiring and hire purchase in general Renting property
Translations of “tenant”
in Korean 세입자…
in Arabic مُسْتَأجِر…
in French locataire…
in Turkish kiracı, icarcı…
in Italian inquilino, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 租戶, 佃戶, 房客…
in Russian арендатор, квартиросъемщик…
in Polish najemca, lokator/ka…
in Spanish inquilino, arrendatario…
in Portuguese inquilino, -a…
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…
(Definition of tenant from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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