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English definition of “let”

let

noun [C]     /let/ UK
the act of allowing someone to use your house, land, etc. in exchange for regular payments: let on sth a five-year let on a flat short-term/long-term let We've taken the studios on a short-term let.
without let or hindrance LAW without being prevented from doing something: People will be able to travel from country to country without let or hindrance.
(Definition of let noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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