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Rent

Regular payments to an owner for the use of some leased property.

Rent

A regular, usually monthly, payment that a person makes in exchange for the use of an asset he/she does not own. That is, rent is the payment on a lease. The term is most often used to refer to payments on a leased dwelling or other piece of real estate.

rent

the periodic payments made to the owners of ASSETS (for example, household and industrial premises, car hire) for the use of these assets. See LEASE, LEASING, LEASEBACK, INCOME.

rent

the periodic payments made to the owners of ASSETS for the use of their land or other assets as either FACTORS OF PRODUCTION or for consumption. In aggregate terms, rents are a source of income and they are included as a part of NATIONAL INCOME. See also ECONOMIC RENT, NATIONAL INCOME ACCOUNTS.

rent

Payment for the privilege of possessing space one does not own.
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DC MS, 1/11/78, rents were found to be excessive and unreasonable in amount; consequently, a portion of the lessee's rent deduction was disallowed.
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Here rather than assuming that one rents out a farm or becomes a tenant farmer based solely on short-term, rational, profit-oriented reasons, such factors as responsibility to one's kin, balancing the needs of family members and maintaining the family farm over the generations will be considered.
Pollakowski found that about half the population who paid below-market rents in Cambridge were white-collar professionals in their prime earning years.
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