Definition of public lending right in English:

public lending right

Syllabification: pub·lic lend·ing right
(abbreviation: PLR)

noun

(In the UK) the right of authors to receive payment when their books or other works are loaned out by public libraries.
More example sentences
  • I can't say that it was a bestseller, but it was bought by quite a few public libraries, and the public lending right payments show that it is being read.
  • I know that the books are read, because I receive income from the public lending right scheme.
  • This novel has tremendous narrative grip and has commanded a readership second only to Watership Down in the public lending right figures.

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