An example of rente is how much money a French couple earns each year on their government-issued bonds.
- in France, annual income or revenue
- [usually pl.]
- the bonds, stocks, etc. representing the consolidated debt of the French government
- interest paid on this
Origin of renteFr: see rent
- In France, interest payable by government on indebtedness; the bonds, shares, stocks, etc. that represent government indebtedness.
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