a person who rents land, a house, or the like, from a tenant.

1400–50; late Middle English. See sub-, tenant

subtenancy, noun Unabridged
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subtenant (sʌbˈtɛnənt)
a person who rents or leases property from a tenant

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Example sentences
The sublessor agrees to sublet, and the subtenant agrees to take the premises described below.
For example, if you have a month-to-month rental agreement, so does the subtenant.
Until rejection of the master lease is effective, the subtenant must wait to file a claim for damages resulting from the breach.
The law does however apply to cooperative or condominium units occupied by a tenant or subtenant.
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