Meaning of “bricks and mortar” in the English Dictionary

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"bricks and mortar" in British English

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bricks and mortar

property in the form of buildings usually when considered as an investment:

I was nearly 40 when I finally invested in bricks and mortar.

(Definition of “bricks and mortar” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bricks and mortar" in Business English

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bricks and mortarnoun [ U ]

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PROPERTY a way of referring to buildings, for example when you are thinking about how much they are worth:

They've invested most of their money in bricks and mortar.

(Definition of “bricks and mortar” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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