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sublet

[v. suhb-let; n. suhb-let, suhb-let] /v. sʌbˈlɛt; n. ˈsʌbˌlɛt, sʌbˈlɛt/
verb (used with object), sublet, subletting.
1.
to sublease.
2.
to let under a subcontract:
to sublet work.
noun
3.
a sublease.
4.
a property obtained by subleasing, as an apartment.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; sub- + let1
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British Dictionary definitions for sublets

sublet

verb (sʌbˈlɛt) -lets, -letting, -let
1.
to grant a sublease of (property)
2.
to let out (work, etc) under a subcontract
noun (ˈsʌbˌlɛt)
3.
(informal, mainly US) a sublease
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Word Origin and History for sublets

sublet

v.

1766, from sub- + let (v.).

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