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Definition of rental noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable, countable, usually singular] the amount of money that you pay to use something for a particular period of time Telephone charges include line rental.
  2. 2[uncountable] the act of renting something or an arrangement to rent something the world's largest car rental company video rental a rental car a minimum rental period of three months
  3. 3[countable] a house, car, or piece of equipment that you can rent “Is this your own car?” “No, it's a rental.”
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: rental