Meaning of “real estate” in the English Dictionary

"real estate" in British English

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real estatenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈrɪəl ɪˌsteɪt/ us /ˈriː.əl ɪˌsteɪt/ mainly US

property in the form of land or buildings:

We're going to buy a piece of real estate.

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

"real estate" in American English

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real estatenoun [ U ]

us /ˈri·əl əˌsteɪt, ˈril/

property in the form of land or buildings

(Definition of “real estate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"real estate" in Business English

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real estatenoun [ U ]

uk us also realty, also real property US PROPERTY

land or buildings that someone owns:

It's a prime piece of real estate.
buy/sell/invest in real estate Supported by bank loans, several manufacturing companies in the area invested heavily in real estate.

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