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les·see

 (lĕ-sē′)
n.
One that holds a lease; a tenant.

[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, from past participle of lesser, to let out, lease; see lease.]

lessee

(lɛˈsiː)
n
(Law) a person to whom a lease is granted; a tenant under a lease
[C15: via Anglo-French from Old French lessé, from lesser to lease1]
lesˈseeship n

les•see

(lɛˈsi)

n.
a person to whom a lease is granted.
[1485–95; < Anglo-French. See lease, -ee]
les•see′ship, n.

lessee

a person or entity to whom a lease is given; a person or entity that leases property as a tenant.
See also: Property and Ownership
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lessee - a tenant who holds a lease
holder - a person who holds something; "they held two hostages"; "he holds the trophy"; "she holds a United States passport"
renter, tenant - someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else; "the landlord can evict a tenant who doesn't pay the rent"
Translations
vuokralainen

lessee

[leˈsiː] N [of house] → inquilino/a m/f; [of land] → arrendatario/a m/f

lessee

[ˌlɛˈsiː] nlocataire m/f (à bail), preneur/euse m/f

lessee

nPächter(in) m(f); (of house, flat)Mieter(in) m(f); (of equipment)Leasingnehmer(in) m(f)

lessee

[lɛˈsiː] naffittuario/a, locatario/a
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