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  • n. Plural form of tenant.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tenant.


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  • Farm tenants who do not habitually employ labor, or those whose mortgages are so heavy as practically to place them in the position of such tenants, are, for these reasons, undoubtedly accessible to Socialist ideas -- _as long as they remain farm tenants_.

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  • Rearranging the furniture to baffle the tenants is all he has in mind with his forays at the start, but as the film moves forward his invasive excursions gradually grow in criminality.

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  • "It is what we call a tenants market," said Mike Harrington, vice president and managing broker of CB Richard Ellis in Manchester. local, state, business and sports news

  • Some long-term tenants pay as little as 26 cents a square foot per month, or about $130 for a 500-square-foot studio —far below average in the city—while the average tenant pays about 81 cents a square foot per month.

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  • Katherine FyfeExeter, Devon• Could the Institute of Public Policy Research explain why its report failed to address the issues of high rent and security of tenure for long-term tenants?

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  • In this case, it helped that the space is fully leased with long-term tenants, including Nassau Community College and the corporate headquarters of Lifetime Brands Inc., whose brands include Mikasa and KitchenAid.

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  • Like its rivals, Extra Space saw an exodus of longer-term tenants of seven to 10 years who ditched the storage facilities to save money.

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  • "Effective pop-ups deliver on the promise of 'here today, gone tomorrow,'" said Christina Norsig , the CEO and founder of, which matches merchants looking to open pop-up stores with commercial landlords open to short-term tenants.

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  • Trust officials said they have since secured lease payments from long-term tenants that have erased the shortfall; they said its 2012 budget is balanced.

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  • He also faces the challenge of overseeing these renovations while nearly 100 long-term tenants remain at the building.

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