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



    BrE BrE//let//
    ; NAmE NAmE//let//
    Renting a home
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    in tennis
  1. 1a serve that lands in the correct part of the court but must be taken again because it has touched the top of the net
  2. house/room
  3. 2(British English) an act of renting a home, etc. a long-term/short-term let See related entries: Renting a home
  4. Word Originnoun sense 2 Old English lǣtan ‘leave behind, leave out’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch laten and German lassen, also to late. noun sense 1 and without let or hindrance. Old English lettan ‘hinder’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch letten, also to late.Idioms
    without let or hindrance
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    (formal or law) without being prevented from doing something; freely New regulations will allow residents to travel between member states without let or hindrance.
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