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lease

1. a contract by which property is conveyed to a person for a specified period, usually for rent
2. the instrument by which such property is conveyed
3. the period of time for which it is conveyed

Lease

An agreement granting permission of a property for a specified time period, usually for a specific amount of rent, without transferring ownership.

lease

[lēs]
(industrial engineering)
Contract between landowner and another granting the latter the right to use the land, usually upon payment of an agreed rental, bonus, or royalty.
A piece of land that is leased.
(textiles)
A means of keeping warp threads in position during weaving and beaming by passing them alternately over and under a set of rods.

lease

A contract transferring the right of possession of buildings, property, etc., for a fixed period of time, usually for periodical compensation called rent.
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Superstar leasers also do not limit follow up to a handwritten (not pre-printed) note.
Most often I use transitional furniture that's a compromise between contemporary and traditional," says Leaser.
Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ:RCII), a leaser of household durable goods on a rent-to-own basis, declared on Friday that it opened new office opened in Gulfport, Mississippi on Saturday at 12:00 local time.
International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), a wholly owned subsidiary of American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG) a leaser and re-marketer of commercial jet aircraft, on Wednesday said that due to the success of its previously announced tender offers for certain of its notes to date, it is releasing the notes in the lowest three acceptance priority levels.
Markey called upon BP, Halliburton and the well's owner and leaser, Transocean Ltd.
Holder and leaser of fixed wireless spectrum IDT Spectrum, a subsidiary of IDT Corporation (NYSE: IDT), is accepting offers for its portfolio of 38 GHz and 28-31 GHz spectrum.
If productivity and performance are the primary ends for a lift truck buyer or leaser, efficient operation and easy operator control are the means.
Army from December 1952 until December 1954, and was in the automobile businesses as a repairer, leaser, sales manager and dealer.
Going into the GateHouse IPO, investors knew, Fortress had delivered triple-digit annual returns taking public such companies as senior citizen homes operator Brookdale Senior Living and jet aircraft leaser Aircastle.
Palm Trees: A Story in Photographs (Westwood Pacific Publishing, 2005; $40) by author and photographer David Leaser is a celebration of these shapely trees in all their sizes and forms, from the tall and graceful to the short and stout.
THE EUROPEAN Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is lending Euro 10 million to Hungarian vehicle leaser Merkantil Car, for on-lending to micro and small businesses seeking help for leases of up to Euro 125,000.
When they finally allowed back a decade later, new Soviet leaser Nikita Khruschev restored the Chechen-Ingush Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.