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hire

1. 
a. the act of hiring or the state of being hired
b. (as modifier): a hire car
2. 
a. the price paid or payable for a person's services or the temporary use of something
b. (as modifier): the hire charge
3. for or on hire available for service or temporary use in exchange for payment
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Each incident of plying for hire gives rise to two criminal offences of firstly plying for hire in an unlicensed vehicle (in the sense that a private hire vehicle is not licensed to ply for hire as a hackney carriage is) and, secondly, driving without insurance, covering them for thirdparty risks arising from using their vehicle for public hire.
HIRE industry experts are due to descend on the Midlands for a two day conference later this month with the aim of generating 'the desire for hire'.