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leasehold

[lees-hohld] /ˈlisˌhoʊld/
noun
1.
property acquired under a lease.
2.
a tenure under a lease.
adjective
3.
held by lease.
Origin
1710-1720
1710-20; lease1 + hold1
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leasehold

/ˈliːsˌhəʊld/
noun
1.
land or property held under a lease
2.
the tenure by which such property is held
3.
(modifier) held under a lease
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