tenant

Definition

An individual or business which has possession of and pays rent for real estate owned by another party (called the landlord).

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They have had numerous problems in the past, however, John was no longer willing to deal with the tenant living next door.

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The tenant was so upset with his landlord that he decided he was going to set fire to his home, and find another place to live

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The previous tenant did such a great deal of damage to the apartment that they didn't receive their deposit when their lease was up.

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