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Rent

Regular payments to an owner for the use of some leased property.
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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.
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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.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson

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.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005

rent

Payment for the privilege of possessing space one does not own.
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"There was a shortfall in terms of tenants, rentability and accountability," he said.
This "rentability" concept primarily refers to interests in real estate fully serviced by management companies and located within master planned leisure communities, allowing owners the ability to maintain an established lifestyle at their primary residence while minimizing the perceived risk of investing in a second single asset.
Nevertheless, both groups had to face financial difficulties and a reduction of rentability at the same time.
To increase the "rentability " of a customer database, especially for non-hotline names.
In a 1916 memorandum to AEG's top management, Gropius wrote: "To implement the concept of the industrialization of house construction, the company will repeat individual components in all of its designs and hence facilitate mass production, promising low costs and easy rentability" (Wingler, 1969: 20).
1909; CA Merck, H 1, 9 (b), rentability calculation of possible London factory together with letter sent by Darmstadt director to Frederick Boehm dated 22 Dec.
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"The secret to running a profitable video rental business is to know the rentability of movies, to know what people want to see, and when that demand starts to weaken," McGowan says.