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1. One that pays rent to use or occupy land, a building, or other property owned by another.
2. A dweller in a place; an occupant.
tr. & intr.v. ten·ant·ed, ten·ant·ing, ten·ants
To hold as a tenant or be a tenant.

[Middle English, from Old French, from present participle of tenir, to hold, from Latin tenēre; see ten- in Indo-European roots.]
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Adj.1.tenanted - resided in; having tenants; "not all the occupied (or tenanted) apartments were well kept up"
inhabited - having inhabitants; lived in; "the inhabited regions of the earth"
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(ˈtenənt) noun
a person who pays rent to another for the use of a house, building, land etc. That man is a tenant of the estate; (also adjective) tenant farmers.
ˈtenanted adjective
(negative untenanted) occupied; lived in. a tenanted house.
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