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real estate investment trustnoun [C]

uk   us   ( abbreviation REIT)
PROPERTY, FINANCE in the US, a ​financialarrangement in which a ​companyinvestsmoney in ​buildings and ​land for ​shareholders who get ​taxadvantages from their ​investment as well as ​interest on the ​moneyinvested: The ​firmchanged its ​corporatestructure back in 2007 to become a tax-efficient ​realinvestmenttrust.
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