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housing estate

noun [C] uk   us   UK (US housing development, US also subdivision)
an area containing a large number of houses or apartments built close together at the same time: They live on/in a housing estate.
Translations of “housing estate”
in Chinese (Traditional) (統建的)住宅區,住宅群…
in Russian жилой микрорайон…
in Turkish toplu konut…
in Chinese (Simplified) (统建的)住宅区,住宅群…
in Polish osiedle mieszkaniowe…
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