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  • n  a lease from one lessee to another
  • v  lease or rent all or part of (a leased or rented property) to another person
    We sublet our apartment over the summer

  • The singer has a knack for housing those recovering from crumbling marriages; he sublet his New York City apartment to Nicole Kidman after her 2001 divorce from Tom Cruise.
  • He denied that he had ever sublet an apartment from Hiss.
  • They were sublet to whatever army they were with.

  • Michael Geoghegan in Times Online
    Speaking at a financial conference in Lisbon yesterday, Mr Geoghegan said: "I've challenged us within seven years to have 50 per cent of that building empty, to sublet to someone else. I don't think we're a really progressive, perceptive company if...
  • Kat Foster in Chicago Tribune
    I moved 10 times in 10 years,Foster says, then bemoans that she left "a fantastic illegal sublet" for this job.

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