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council estatenoun [C]

uk   us   UK (US housing project)
an ​area of a ​city in which there are ​councilhouses and ​apartments: She was ​brought up on a ​councilestate in Liverpool.
(Definition of council estate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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