from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The fact or condition of holding property by lease.
  • n. Property held by lease.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The tenure of property held by a lessee under a lease

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Held by lease.
  • n. A tenure by lease; specifically, land held as personalty under a lease for years.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tenure by lease; real estate held under a lease.
  • Held by lease: as, a leasehold tenement.

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

  • n. land or property held under a lease


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  • "The redistribution land will be provided under a long-term leasehold system."

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  • All land-holders would operate under a long-term leasehold system.

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  • It is the distortion of power and the assumption that we all have unlimited spheres of power belonging to ourselves that is the great disease and the root of our trouble and because the human race has distorted its use of power by treating it as ultimate and not as leasehold from the Creator.

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  • "JCP owns substantial core and non-core fee and long-term leasehold real estate interests."

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  • I'm interested in gaining additional exposure to London real estate, and have been trying to find reliable sources of data on short term leasehold properties.

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  • I paid off my mortgage a couple of months ago and since I've been looking for sources of data on short term leasehold property, but without much luck.

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  • In 2001 when I researching the purchase of my flat in the East End, I was presented with a short term leasehold property in Leicester Square.

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  • The county would sell a long-term leasehold on the Mesa County Justice Center to Wells Fargo Bank for an amount between $17.5 million and $22 million, giving the bank exclusive use of the property.

  • FICCI said the need of the hour was to 'invest in the tourism infrastructure, identify hotel sites to be given on long-term leasehold basis, and develop guidelines to ease land prices so that more hotel rooms are available in India, especially in the budget category'.

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