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lend–lease

noun \ˈlend-ˈlēs\

Definition of LEND-LEASE

:  the transfer of goods and services to an ally to aid in a common cause with payment made by a return of the original items or their use in the cause or by a similar transfer of other goods and services
lend–lease transitive verb

Origin of LEND-LEASE

United States Lend-Lease Act (1941)
First Known Use: 1941

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