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1 vb. To enter into a contract for the temporary use of another's goods, or the temporary provision of his services or labour, in return for payment. In the case of goods, the person hiring them is a bailee (see bailment).

2 n.a. The act of hiring. b. The payment made under a contract of hire.

From:  hire  in  A Dictionary of Law »

Subjects: History of Law.


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