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

  • n. An agreement among tenants to refuse to pay rent, often in protest of poor services.

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  • n. A form of social or economic protest in which tenants who rent housing, commercial space, or other property act as a group to refuse to pay their rent until the landlord makes demanded improvements to the property or to the terms of the rental contracts.


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