Definition of relet in English:

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chiefly British

verb (relets, reletting; past and past participle relet)

Pronunciation: /ˈriːlɛt/
[with object]
Let (a property) for a further period or to a new tenant.
Example sentences
  • Last year it was revealed that Doncaster had the third-worst rating in the country for reletting its council houses.
  • I see no difficulty in the landlord recovering damages at the market rate even though he has adduced no evidence that he would or could have relet the property.
  • A Bradford Council housing spokesman said: ‘There are a number of empty properties on the estate which are in the course of being improved for reletting.’


Pronunciation: /ˈriːlɛt/
An act of letting a property again.
Example sentences
  • Execute a Relet Agreement that spells out the terms and conditions of a relet.
  • The overall objectives of the relet were to simplify the current complexity, secure the best possible value for money and put in place the highest standards of service delivery.

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