Definition of landlord in English:

landlord

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Pronunciation: /ˈlan(d)lɔːd
 
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noun

  • 1A man (in legal use also a woman) who rents out land, a building, or accommodation.
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    • The goal is to educate tenants about the legal amount their landlord can up their rent.
    • Some land was owned by landlords who rented to cultivators, some was in the hands of owner-operators.
    • The oversupply of rental property has resulted in landlords cutting rents to attract tenants.
  • 1.1A man who keeps lodgings, a boarding house, or (British ) a pub.
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    • He called for landlords, the drinks industry and hoteliers to work together to ease the passage of the Bill.
    • It's a far cry from the message that went out last month when licensing officials urged landlords not to rush applications.
    • Now the police are keen to extend the scheme to the whole of Craven and will write to landlords and licensees explaining how it works.

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