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absentee landlord

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishabsentee landlordˌabsentee ˈlandlord noun [countable]  SCsomeone who lives a long way away from a house or apartment which they rent to other people, and who rarely or never visits it
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absentee landlordLowther was a confirmed Londoner and absentee landlord who took a keen interest in the detailed affairs of his estate.We run a management service which is essential for the absentee landlord.She was the absentee landlord of her own body and mind.
From Longman Business Dictionaryabsentee landlordˌabsentee ˈlandlordPROPERTY the owner of land or a building who does not live thereLegislation was introduced to take land from absentee landlords and give it to peasants. landlord
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