Definition of lessee noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//leˈsiː//
; NAmE NAmE//leˈsiː//
(law) Renting a home
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a person who has use of a building, an area of land, etc. on a lease compare lessor See related entries: Renting a home Word Originlate 15th cent.: from Old French lesse, past participle of lesser ‘to let, leave’, + -ee.
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