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Definition of low-rent in English:


1(Of a property) costing relatively little to rent: a low-rent apartment
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  • Although the new development will not include low-rent units, he said that it will be affordable compared to buying a house, since a down payment is not needed.
  • The resettlement agencies often help refugees find apartments near each other, sometimes so they can live close to the agency, other times because many low-rent apartments are available.
  • The Housing Authority, the city's biggest landlord, provides low-rent housing subsidized by the federal government to poor and moderate-income families.
1.1 informal Having little prestige; inferior or shoddy: low-rent reality shows
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  • Some have sought it not in the low-rent end of the film industry but in art, where at least the production values will be high.
  • And yet this low-rent logic remains, in the public mind, largely unassailable, because nobody - certainly not with any concerted attention - has assailed it.
  • As such, the seriousness of the conflicted family situation is completely undermined by one-dimensional walking gags that wouldn't qualify for low-rent sitcom duty.
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