Definition of shorthold in English:

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shorthold

Pronunciation: /ˈʃɔːthəʊld/

adjective

English Law
Relating to or denoting a tenancy whereby the tenant agrees to rent a property for a stated term, at the end of which the landlord may recover it: an assured shorthold tenancy
More example sentences
  • Mr Shelley said they decided to let tenancies on an assured shorthold basis similar to the private sector.
  • Alternatively, it could be let on an assured shorthold tenancy for about £400 a month.
  • By contrast, assured shorthold tenancies have no security of tenure.

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