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rentier

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noun ren·tier \räⁿ-ˈtyā\

Definition of rentier

  1. :  a person who lives on income from property or securities



Origin and Etymology of rentier

French, from Old French, from rente


First Known Use: circa 1847


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rentier

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noun ren·tier \rän-ˈtyā, ˈrän-ˌtyā\

Legal Definition of rentier

  1. :  a person who lives on income from property or securities



Origin and Etymology of rentier

French, from rente income from a property, rent


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