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landlordism

[land-lawr-diz-uh m] /ˈlænd lɔrˌdɪz əm/
noun
1.
the practice under which privately owned property is leased or rented to others for occupancy or cultivation.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; landlord + -ism
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landlordism

/ˈlændlɔːˌdɪzəm/
noun
1.
the system by which land under private ownership is rented for a fixed sum to tenants
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