hirer

hirer
hirer hir‧er [ˈhaɪərə ǁ ˈhaɪrər] noun [countable]
1. HUMAN RESOURCES a person or organization that hires someone or something:

• The hirer of equipment must provide proof that they carry the necessary insurance.

• tax breaks for hirers of disadvantaged workers

2. LAW a person who is buying something on hire purchase:

• Under a hire purchase agreement, the goods become the hirer's property only when the final installment has been paid.

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hirer UK US /ˈhaɪrər/ noun [C]
HR a person or company that employs people: »

Financial firms last year accounted for ten of the Business School's 15 biggest hirers.

UK a person or company that pays to use something, such as a car or equipment, for a short time: »

31 per cent of the river cruisers' hirers experienced a breakdown.

UK a person or company that allows people to use something for a short time in return for payment: »

a car/plant hirer

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The company is one of the largest hirers and sellers of portable air conditioners in the country.

UK a person or company that buys something using hire purchase: »

Under a hire purchase agreement, as soon as the hirer pays off all money due, the goods become the hirer's property.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Hirer — Hir er, n. One who hires …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hirer — index client Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hirer — hire ► VERB 1) chiefly Brit. obtain the temporary use of (something) in return for payment. 2) (hire out) grant the temporary use of (something) in return for payment. 3) employ for wages. 4) obtain the temporary services of (someone) to do a… …   English terms dictionary

  • hirer — noun see hire II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hirer — See hirable. * * * …   Universalium

  • hirer — noun Someone who hires, agent noun of hire …   Wiktionary

  • hirer — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One that employs persons for wages: employer. See OVER, WORK …   English dictionary for students

  • hirer — hir·er || haɪərÉ™(r) n. employer, one who has paid employees …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hirer — hir·er …   English syllables

  • hirer — One who hires a thing, or the labor or services of another person. See also employer …   Black's law dictionary

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