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Translation of "hire" - English-Spanish dictionary

hire

verb   /haɪər/ ( present participle hiring, past tense and past participle hired)
B1 UK to pay money in order to use something for a short time alquilar They hired a car for a few weeks.
to employ someone or pay them to do a particular job contratar We hired a new secretary last week.
→  Phrasal verbs hire something out
noun [no plural]   /haɪər/
an arrangement to use something for a short time by paying for it alquiler Do you have bikes for hire?
(Definition of hire from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

hire

verb /ˈhaiə/
(often with from) to get the use of by paying money alquilar He’s hiring a car (from us) for the week.
(often with out) to give (someone) the use of in exchange for money alquilar Will you hire me your boat for the week-end? Does this firm hire out cars?
(especially American ) to employ (a workman etc) contratar They have hired a team of labourers/laborers to dig the road.
hirer noun
arrendador
hire-purchase noun
(also abbreviated to HP /eitʃˈpiː/) (British) a way of buying an article by paying the price in several weekly or monthly parts compra a plazos I got this television on hire-purchase (also adjective) a hire-purchase agreement.
(Definition of hire from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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