Translation of "sitting tenant" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

sitting tenant

noun [ C ] uk /ˌsɪt.ɪŋ ˈten.ənt/ us /ˌsɪt̬.ɪŋ ˈten.ənt/ UK

a person with a legal right to stay in a property that they are renting

(有合法权利的)现有房客,现租户
We can't sell the house because we can't get rid of the sitting tenants. 我们无法卖房,因为我们打发不掉正在租住的房客。

(Translation of “sitting tenant” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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