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British English: /liːs/
American English: /lis/

Translation of lease in French:


  • (Law) (contract, period of time) to take out a lease on an apartment
    prendre un appartement à bail
    a one-year lease
    un bail d'un an
    long lease
    bail à long terme

transitive verb

  • 1
    louer [quelque chose] à bail (house, premises)
    louer (car)


to give somebody a new lease of (British English) ou on (American English) life

(operation, new drug)
redonner vie à quelqu'un
(news, experience)
redonner des forces à quelqu'un

to give a new lease of life to

donner un second souffle à (party, company, movement)
the city has been given a new lease of ou on life
la ville connaît un regain de vitalité

Phrasal verbs

lease out

lease out [something], lease [something] out
louer [quelque chose] à bail (property)
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