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1.General: Compensation paid by a tenant (or lessee) to the property owner (or lessor) for use or occupancy of a property.
2.Economics: Surplus generated by the supply of any resource (capital, human, natural) over the amount necessary to produce, or bring forth, the quantity of resources supplied. See also economic rent.

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  • When you get an apartment or borrow electronics from a rent-a-center, you have to pay a fee known as rent. rent most often is usually a month to month payment in order to gain access to something,

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  • You should try to negotiate the price you are paying for rent so you can save a little bit of money each month.

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  • My rent was due that day, so I had to ave the money and I could not go out with my friends cause it would take a long time to get it.

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