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rental

Pronunciation: /ˈrentl/

Translation of rental in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 u and c (act of renting) alquiler (masculine), arriendo (masculine) TV rental el alquiler or (in Mexico also/en México también) la renta or (in Andes also/en Andes también) el arriendo de televisores
    Example sentences
    • The Margaritas didn't happen, but truck rental did.
    • In fact, when the videocassette had appeared, Hollywood had been up in arms until it realised that there was much to gain from the sale and rental of films recorded on videotape.
    • At present, these users receive two separate bills one from their new service provider for calls made, and one from Eircom for phone line rental.
    1.2 countable/numerable (charge) alquiler, renta (feminine) (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) , arriendo (masculine) (Andes) a fixed/yearly rental un alquiler ( or arriendo etc) fijo/anual
    Example sentences
    • The move also costs the state, which pays the line rental for thousands of pensioners under a scheme to boost security and social contact for the elderly.
    • Property taxes, insurance and ground rentals are capitalized on property that is under construction until such time as it is prepared for its intended use.
    • Cost is also a factor with office rentals having doubled over the last five years.
    1.3 countable/numerable (thing rented) (American English/inglés norteamericano) this car is a rental este es un coche de alquiler or (in Mexico also/en México también) un coche rentado or (in Andes also/en Andes también) un coche arrendado

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