the matériel and services supplied by the U.S. to its allies during World War II under an act of Congress (Lend-Lease Act) passed in 1941: such aid was to be repaid in kind after the war.
the two-way transfer of ideas, styles, etc.
verb (used with object), lend-leased, lend-leasing.
to supply (matériel or services) as authorized by the Lend-Lease Act.
(during World War II) the system organized by the US in 1941 by which equipment and services were provided for countries fighting Germany
[lee-nis, ley-] /ˈli nɪs, ˈleɪ-/ Phonetics adjective 1. pronounced with relatively weak muscular tension and breath pressure, resulting in weak sound effect: in stressed or unstressed position, (b, d, g, j, v, th̸, z, and zh) are lenis in English, as compared with (p, t, k, ch, f, th, s, and sh), which are fortis. […]
[leng-gluh n, -luh n; French lahn-glen] /ˈlɛŋ glən, -lən; French lɑ̃ˈglɛn/ noun 1. Suzanne [soo-zan;; French sy-zan] /suˈzæn;; French süˈzan/ (Show IPA), 1899–1938, French tennis player. /French lɑ̃ɡlɑ̃/ noun 1. Suzanne (syzan). 1899–1938, French tennis player: Wimbledon champion (1919-25)
[luh-nek-suh] /ləˈnɛk sə/ noun 1. a city in NE Kansas.
[lengkth, length, lenth] /lɛŋkθ, lɛŋθ, lɛnθ/ noun 1. the longest extent of anything as measured from end to end: the length of a river. 2. the measure of the greatest dimension of a plane or solid figure. 3. extent from beginning to end of a series, enumeration, account, book, etc.: a report running 300 pages […]