Traduction de bail
bail ( pl baux) [baj, bo]
- [de location] lease
prendre quelque chose à bail to take out a lease on something
faire/passer un bail to draw up/to enter into a lease
bail commercial/professionnel/rural commercial/professional/rural lease
bail à construction construction lease
bail d'habitation house-letting (UK), rental lease (US)
il y a ou ça fait un bail que ... (familier) it's been ages since ...
ça fait un bail qu'il ne m'a pas téléphoné it's been ages since he last phoned me, he hasn't phoned me for ages
In France, the usual duration of the bail or lease for private rented accommodation is three years. The expression bail à céder, often seen on signs in shop windows, means that the lease on the shop or office is for sale.