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housing estate

noun [C]
 
 
UK PROPERTY, GOVERNMENT
a group of houses built together in a planned way, sometimes by the local government of an area in order to provide houses for people to rent or buy at a low cost: The Prime Minister visited a London housing estate to publicize the police's new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour.
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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