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[lees-hohl-der] /ˈlisˌhoʊl dər/
a tenant under a lease.
Origin of leaseholder
1855-60; lease1 + holder Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for leaseholder
  • 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.
  • The leaseholder may then apply for a standard lease.
  • The project is protested by the oyster planting ground leaseholder at the site.
  • All dumpster container repairs and maintenance are the responsibility of the dumpster owner or leaseholder.
  • The interest which the leaseholder has in the value of the lease itself.
British Dictionary definitions for leaseholder


a person in possession of leasehold property
a tenant under a lease
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