a tenant under a lease.

1855–60; lease1 + holder Unabridged
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leaseholder (ˈliːsˌhəʊldə)
1.  a person in possession of leasehold property
2.  a tenant under a lease

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Example sentences
Hunters must have permission from the landowner or leaseholder before hunting
  on private land.
Arrest of violators without warrant by freeholder, leaseholder or employee.
By law, the process may begin with a preliminary request for arbitration
  submitted by either the mineral owner or leaseholder.
In contrast, subtenants rent the whole unit from the leaseholder.
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