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  1. tenent 6.93%
  2. teniente 4.62%
  3. tiennent 4.39%
  4. Other 84.06%

Definitions of tenant


  1. a holder of buildings or lands by any kind of title (as ownership or lease)
  2. any occupant who dwells in a place
  3. someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else


  1. occupy as a tenant

Examples of tenant

  1. Now that I think about it, direct property distraint was a recognized means of compelling welchers to fulfill their obligations in the quasi-anarchic Brehon laws of Celtic Ireland, even if it was a case of tenants or debtors going after landlords or creditors.
  2. Stahl Real Estate has applied to demolish two early 20th century buildings, but preservationists are firing back, arguing that the 190 rent-stabilized and rent-controlled apartments, which sit between 64th and 65th streets near York Avenue, have played a vital role housing lower- and middle-class tenants for nearly a century.
  3. On the evening of 24 May 1941, British lieutenant commander Malcolm Wanklyn, in command of the submarine Upholder, sighted an enemy troop convoy strongly escorted by destroyers off Sicily.

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