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landlordism

(ˈlændlɔːˌdɪzəm)
n
the system by which land under private ownership is rented for a fixed sum to tenants
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land•lord•ism

(ˈlænd lɔrˌdɪz əm)

n.
the system under which privately owned property is leased or rented to others.
[1835–45]
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landlordism

the actions and characteristics of a landlord. — landlordly, adj.
See also: Behavior
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