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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of lease.
  • adj. Transferred under the terms of a lease.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. hired for the exclusive temporary use of a group of travelers


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  • The regional network is built in part by the cable company, and in some areas will require the use of lines leased from the phone company.

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  • The Pagoda, like hundreds of other buildings in Hawaii, sits on land leased from a trust established more than a century ago by a descendant of the ruler who united the major Hawaiian islands.

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  • Time to make use of this area, and turn it into something more interesting, local, and lucrative (in terms of space leased from the city) than a Detroit-style arcade wasteland.

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  • Most manufactured homes are fi nanced with personal-property loans, meaning the loan is secured only by the home and not the land, which is often leased from the operator of a housing community.

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  • John Trumble leased from a Mr. Parke a property at Shancarriglen or Oldrock in Cloonoghil parish, which was presumably where he and his wife lived, and raised their family.

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  • Later this week, House Democrats could try again to pass their proposal to penalize oil companies that are not exploring the tracts they have already leased from the government, a way to counter the Republican call for more domestic drilling.

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  • There, Graystone Academy Charter School opened six years ago in offices leased from a nearby steel company.

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  • Others, in leased homes, have been pushed out by the post-storm real estate shuffle or by today's higher rents.

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  • With technology leased from the German company Tronical, Gibson has modified its classic Les Paul design to create a guitar that adjusts itself to one of six preset tunings.

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  • The CAA has yet to announce whether Nationwide will be allowed to operate an aircraft leased from the Dutch airline KLM to fly passengers to London on Sunday night.

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