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a person who grants a lease: The lessor agreed to let me stay another month.
Not to be confused with:
lesser – smaller: She received a lesser amount.; inferior: a lesser evil
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One who leases property; a landlord.
[Middle English lessour, from Anglo-Norman, from lesser, to let out, lease; see lease.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Law) a person who grants a lease of property
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les•sor(ˈlɛs ɔr, lɛˈsɔr)
a person who grants a lease.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
a person or entity that grants a lease to another; a person or entity that leases property as a landlord.See also: Property and Ownership
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lessor[lɛˈsɔːr ˈlɛsɔːr] n → bailleur/eresse m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
lessor[lɛˈsɔːʳ] n → locatore/trice
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995