Meaning of “housing estate” in the English Dictionary

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"housing estate" in British English

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housing estatenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhaʊ.zɪŋ ɪˌsteɪt/ us /ˈhaʊ.zɪŋ ɪˌsteɪt/ UK US housing development, US also subdivision

(Definition of “housing estate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"housing estate" in Business English

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housing estatenoun [ C ]

uk us 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.

(Definition of “housing estate” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)