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real estate

[ree-uh l, reel] /ˈri əl, ril/
noun
1.
property, especially in land:
three acres of real estate.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15
Related forms
real-estate, adjective
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Examples from the web for real estate
  • At home, the choice is between savings accounts paying less than inflation or real estate with uncertain property rights.
  • Historians rarely descend to those details from which alone the real estate of a community can be collected.
  • Investments and real estate income also account for a sizable portion of revenue.
  • Yes the real estate is more expensive than many places, but it is manageable.
  • Even if you hire the inspector, he won't want to get a rep with real estate agents as an inspector who kills deals.
  • It is here you can find creative and interesting uses of desktop real estate.
  • Many areas real estate has become pricy, but sense is the rental market has bubbled and may be bursting.
  • But to real estate developers, the canyons were empty wasteland, waiting to be turned into homes.
  • Virtual worlds offer millions of online visitors the chance to ride a dragon or build a fake real estate empire.
  • The racks leading up to the checkout line are prime real estate for impulse buys.
British Dictionary definitions for real estate

real estate

noun
1.
another term for real property
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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real estate in Technology

jargon
May be used for any critical resource measured in units of area. Most frequently used of "chip real estate", the area available for logic on the surface of an integrated circuit (see also nanoacre). May also be used of floor space in a dinosaur pen, or even space on a crowded desktop (whether physical or electronic).
[Jargon File]
(1996-11-06)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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