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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyhire out
he/she/ithires out
present participlehiring out
past tensehired out
past participlehired out

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  1. 1
    British same as hire1 (sense 3)

    This room is often hired out for private parties.

  2. 2
    to send someone to work for other people for short periods of time in return for payment
    hire yourself out:

    He earned his living by hiring himself out to whoever needed his services.

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