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Definición de “rent-a-” en inglés

rent-a-

prefix uk   /ren.tə-/ UK disapproving us  
used when a person, thing, or group of people seems to have been rented for a particular purpose and is not sincere: Most of the people on the protest seemed to be rent-a-mob, not real supporters.humorous Old rent-a-quote is always turning up on TV to give his opinions.
(Definition of rent-a- from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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