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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 shipwrights were giving it to him rent-free. Fruit, vegetables, fish, meat, and ice came to this house every day, and he paid for none of it.
In short, there's a dwelling-house rent-free, attached to my new position, and we must occupy it.'
Summary: A program that offers Lebanese landlords cash to rehabilitate their properties in exchange for housing refugees rent-free has helped struggling Syrian families get by, at least in the short term, and created a stock of more affordable housing in the long term, experts have said.
Property experts told The Grocer the emphasis appeared to be on lowering rents in return for abandoning break clauses, lengthening lease terms, or even providing rent-free periods for retailers that gave landlords confidence.
Tribune news network doha Ezdan Real Estate has launched a new promotional campaign offering 15-month rent-free on 500 commercial units at Ezdan Oasis, in Al Wukair, the company announced in a statement on Monday.
That means some landlords are even willing to go as far as offering rent-free periods even for existing tenants.
by MARTIN FRICKER A MAN has slashed the price of his house by PS250,000 on condition he can live there rent-free after it sells.
The man from Manchester, has managed to live rent-free in London for two years.
ISLAMABAD -- A first ever business centre has been setup in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to help the overseas Pakistanis in establishing their businesses in the country by providing rent-free spaces and training to the aspiring entrepreneurs.
Those plans have been put aside, at least for now, and Peer is having another go at repopulating the centre, using rent-free units to lure tenants.
RENT-FREE HOUSESThe President spoke amid plans by MPs to have rent-free houses, among other benefits.All 416 MPs, Speakers of both Houses and majority leaders in both chambers will each be provided with a rent-free house, a government vehicle, an expanded medical cover, travel allowances and an expanded constituency outreach operation, if a new Bill becomes law.
It was decided that facility of rent-free accommodation and water to the fire staff should continue but electricity and gas charges be recovered from them.