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rentalnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈren·təl/
the ​act of renting, an ​amountpaid in ​rent, or something rented: [U] boat/​car rental
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rentalnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈren.təl/  us   /ˈren.t̬əl/
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rentalnoun

uk   us   /ˈrentəl/ COMMERCE
[C or U] an ​arrangement to rent something for a ​period of ​time, or the ​act of ​renting something: equipment rental acar rental ​business/​company/​firm The ​company has recently seen a ​decline in ​DVD rentals. The ​regulationapplies to ​contracts for the ​sale or rental of ​goods or ​services.
[C or U] ( US also rent) the ​amount of ​money that you ​pay to rent something for a ​period of ​time: an annual/monthly/​weekly rental of ... Office rentalsstart at about $800 ​dollarsper month for one ​room. Although the ​price of ​calls has ​fallen, ​telephone line rentals continue to ​increase.
[C] US something such as a ​house or a ​car that you can rent: The ​carturned out to be a rental from DFW Airport. A ​number of ​properties are ​available as ​short-term rentals.
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rentaladjective

uk   us   /ˈrentəl/ COMMERCE, PROPERTY
relating to rent, to ​renting something, or to something that has been ​rented: the rental ​market a rental ​agreement They also own a ​commercialproperty that ​provides rental ​income. a rental ​car
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Translations of “rental”
in Arabic تَأجير…
in Korean 사용료, 임대…
in Portuguese aluguel…
in Catalan lloguer…
in Japanese 賃貸, 賃借, レンタル…
in Chinese (Simplified) 出租,租赁,租借, 租金,租费…
in Turkish kiralık, kiralanan, kira…
in Russian прокат…
in Chinese (Traditional) 出租,租賃,租借, 租金,租費…
in Italian affitto, noleggio…
in Polish wynajem, wypożyczenie…
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