landlordism definition

  • noun:
    • An economic system under which various private individuals (landlords) own home, and hire it to renters.
    • a certain variation or utilization of such a system.
    • their state of being a landlord; the characteristics of a landlord; particularly, in the uk, the connection of landlords to renters, particularly in regards to leased farming places.
    • Action or viewpoint attribute of landlords; the authority exercised by landlords; the doctrine or principle of the supremacy for the landed interest.

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