rente

noun
\ ˈräⁿ(n)t How to pronounce rente (audio) \

Definition of rente

: a government security (as in France) paying interest also : the interest paid

Examples of rente in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Linotte rente has endured five French republics, two world wars and persistent, if unsuccessful, attempts by the French government to get rid of it. Georgi Kantchev, WSJ, 6 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of rente

1850, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rente

French

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Cite this Entry

“Rente.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rente. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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