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"Leasing" is a noun which is often translated as "el arrendamiento", and "lease" is a noun which is often translated as "el contrato de arrendamiento". Learn more about the difference between "leasing" and "lease" below.
leasing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (long term rent contract)
a. el arrendamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The company was able to grow quickly using equipment leasing rather than purchasing.La compañía pudo crecer rápidamente mediante el arrendamiento de los equipos en lugar de su compra.
b. el alquiler
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In some cases, leasing may be a better option than buying.En algunos casos, el alquiler puede ser mejor opción que la compra.
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lease(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (rental agreement)
a. el contrato de arrendamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Beto has a five year lease on his office.Beto tiene un contrato de arrendamiento de su oficina por cinco años.
b. el usufructo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We negotiated an extension to the building lease.Negociamos una prórroga del usufructo del edificio.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to hold under lease)
a. rentar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The tenants have been leasing this house for many years.Los inquilinos vienen rentando esta casa desde hace muchos años.
b. alquilar
Up to 85% of small and mid-sized businesses lease equipment.Hasta un 85% de las empresas pequeñas y medianas alquilan sus equipos.
c. arrendar
I prefer to lease, instead of buy, a car.Prefiero arrendar un coche en lugar de comprarlo.
d. tomar en arriendo
They couldn't afford to buy the land, so they leased it.No les alcanzó el presupuesto para comprar la tierra, así que la tomaron en arriendo.
3. (to rent out)
a. rentar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Ask to see the deed to the home that proves that the landlord owns the home he is leasing.Pida ver la escritura de la vivienda que pruebe que el propietario es dueño de la casa que renta.
b. alquilar
I own five downtown storefronts that I lease for $5,000 per month each.Soy dueño de cinco locales en el centro que alquilo por $5,000 al mes cada uno.
c. arrendar
I plan to lease my house to a family for two years while I am working out of the country.Planeo arrendar mi casa a una familia por dos años mientras estroy trabajando en el extranjero.
d. dar en arriendo
He became a millionaire by leasing trucks to construction companies.Se hizo millonario dando camiones en arriendo a empresas de construcción.
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