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tenancy

Definition of tenancy

Noun

tenancy (plural tenancies)

  1. The occupancy of property etc, under a lease, or by paying rent.
  2. The period of occupancy by a tenant.
  3. The property occupied by a tenant.

Related terms

  • co-tenancy
  • fixed-term tenancy
  • holdover tenancy
  • joint tenancy with right of survivorship
  • periodic tenancy
  • tenancy at will
  • tenancy at sufferance
  • tenancy by the entirety
  • tenancy for life
  • tenancy for years
  • tenancy from year to year
  • tenancy from month to month
  • tenancy from week to week
  • tenancy in common

References:

  1. Wiktionary. Published under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.



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