Renter, in the strictest sense, a person living on interest payments from Government securities. It was applied originally only to the holders of rente a type of French Government security, but is now more loosely used to describe any person whose income is 'unearned' and derived solely from the ownership of capital interest, rents or dividends, rather than 'earned' income in the form of salaries and wages .

Repressed Inflation. See Overloaded Economy. Reputation Monopoly. See Advertising.

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