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rent-free

(rĕnt′frē′)
adj.
Not being subject to rent.
adv.
Not having to pay or not paying rent.

rent-free

adj, adv
without payment of rent
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rent-free - complimentary; without payment of rent; "with the job came a rent-free apartment"
unpaid - not paid; "unpaid wages"; "an unpaid bill"
Adv.1.rent-free - without paying rent; "I can live here rent-free"
Translations

rent-free

[ˈrentˈfriː]
A. ADJ [house etc] → exento de alquiler
B. ADV to live rent-freeocupar una casa sin pagar alquiler

rent-free

[ˌrɛntˈfriː]
1. adj (accommodation) → gratuito/a
2. adv (live) → senza pagare l'affitto

rent1

(rent) noun
money paid, usually regularly, for the use of a house, shop, land etc which belongs to someone else. The rent for this flat is $50 a week.
verb
to pay or receive rent for the use of a house, shop, land etc. We rent this flat from Mr Smith; Mr Smith rents this flat to us.
ˈrental noun
1. money paid as rent. car rental.
2. the act of renting. The rental in this area is high.
rentˈ-a-car noun
1. a company that rents cars.
2. a car rented.
ˌrent-ˈfree adverb
without payment of rent. He lives there rent-free.
adjective
for which rent does not need to be paid. a rent-free flat.
rent out
to allow people to use (a house etc which one owns) in exchange for money.

see also let.
References in classic literature ?
The characteristics of our romantic are to understand everything, to see everything and to see it often incomparably more clearly than our most realistic minds see it; to refuse to accept anyone or anything, but at the same time not to despise anything; to give way, to yield, from policy; never to lose sight of a useful practical object (such as rent-free quarters at the government expense, pensions, decorations), to keep their eye on that object through all the enthusiasms and volumes of lyrical poems, and at the same time to preserve "the sublime and the beautiful" inviolate within them to the hour of their death, and to preserve themselves also, incidentally, like some precious jewel wrapped in cotton wool if only for the benefit of "the sublime and the beautiful.
In short, there's a dwelling-house rent-free, attached to my new position, and we must occupy it.
SSS president and chief executive officer Emmanuel Dooc and Robinsons Land president Frederick Go signed recently a supplemental agreement, which provides the SSS additional rent-free spaces in malls to be constructed by RLC under its pipeline.
A HOMELESS SAS hero has been offered a rent-free home by another ex-soldier.
Landlords in Dubai aren't just open to accepting multiple cheques and reducing lease rates, they are also offering rent-free periods just to attract tenants.
Corpuz was here to receive from Pineda the keys to a two-story building at the Diosdado Macapagal Regional Government Center which PCSO would use rent-free for 50 years.
At 31 December 2016, the properties generated annualised passing rent of GBP 42m with a further GBP6 m payable after expiry of rent-free periods.
However, to arrest the slide landlords in Sharjah have offered rent-free periods and more flexible payment plans (six to 12 cheques) in order to retain existing tenants and attract new ones.
And is your son to live there rent-free as well and after your death?
Rent-free periods | Is there to be a rent-free period?
They generally include a rent-free period, a reduced rent period, or cash payments from the landlord to cover specific costs.
A Quora thread disclosed that some workers managed to be rent-free by sleeping inside their cars on parking lots and enjoying the freebies that one employee slept in his camper for 2 to 3 years, which allowed the chap to save money and buy a house because of his rent-free privilege.