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lessor Line breaks: les¦sor
Pronunciation: /lɛˈsɔː/

Definition of lessor in English:


A person who leases or lets a property to another; a landlord: lessors and their solicitors discussed tactics for dealing with the lessees
More example sentences
  • If the covenant has the meaning suggested by the lessees, the lessors are liable for breach of the implied covenant.
  • In addition the scheme provided for relief for owner-occupier or lessors of residential property.
  • For a very brief time, both the lessor and the lessee were one and the same person.


Late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French, from Old French lesser 'let, leave'.

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