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(Military) (during World War II) the system organized by the US in 1941 by which equipment and services were provided for countries fighting Germany
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n., v. -leased, -leas•ing. n.
1. the matériel and services supplied by the U.S. to its allies during World War II under an act of Congress (Lend′-Lease′ Act`) passed in 1941.
2. the system by which such aid was supplied.v.t.
3. to supply (matériel or services) by the lend-lease system.
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|Noun||1.||lend-lease - the transfer of goods and services to an ally to aid in a common cause; "lend-lease during World War II was extremely generous"|
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n lend-lease agreement → Leih-Pacht-Abkommen nt
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