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English definition of “real estate”

real estate

noun [U]     (also realty, also real property) US PROPERTY
land or buildings that someone owns : It's a prime piece of real estate . commercial / residential / industrial real estate buy/sell/invest in real estate Supported by bank loans , several manufacturing companies in the area invested heavily in real estate .
the activity of buying and selling land and buildings : She works in real estate in Dallas. the real estate industry / sector a real estate investor / expert / tycoon
(Definition of real estate noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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