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sitting tenant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law
sitting tenantˌsitting ˈtenant noun [countable] British English  SCLsomeone who lives in a rented house or flat, especially when this gives them legal rights to stay there
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sitting tenantA sitting tenant who came with the greenhouses ... and is doing his bit to keep down the slugs.Like these events in Knowsley North, where the sitting tenant is George Howarth.
From Longman Business Dictionarysitting tenantˌsitting ˈtenantLAWPROPERTY a tenant that cannot be forced to move if a building is sold tenant
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