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real estate

[ree-uh l, reel] /ˈri əl, ril/
property, especially in land:
three acres of real estate.
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real-estate, adjective Unabridged
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  • Twenty-three thousand people are said to have left the city, and real-estate values suffered severely.

    A Backward Glance at Eighty Charles A. Murdock
  • I lived there in 1857—an extraordinary year there in real-estate matters.

    Life On The Mississippi, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • "But the real-estate business ain't like the cloak business, Mr. Potash," B. Rashkin said.

    Potash & Perlmutter Montague Glass
  • On the envelope was the printed address of a real-estate broker in Brooklyn.

    The Telegraph Boy Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • A new railroad touched it at one edge, and real-estate dealers left off fighting about Larch Avenue.

    Hope Mills Amanda M. Douglas
British Dictionary definitions for real-estate

real estate

another term for real property
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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