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"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 ​realestate.
(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 ​primepiece of ​realestate. commercial/​residential/​industrialrealestatebuy/sell/invest in real estate Supported by ​bankloans, several ​manufacturingcompanies in the ​areainvestedheavily in ​realestate.
the ​activity of ​buying and ​sellingland and ​buildings: She ​works in ​realestate in Dallas. the ​realestateindustry/​sector a realestateinvestor/​expert/​tycoon
(Definition of real estate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “real estate”
in Arabic عَقارات…
in Korean 부동산…
in Portuguese imóveis…
in Catalan propietats…
in Japanese 不動産…
in Chinese (Simplified) 房地产, 不动产…
in Turkish gayri menkul, emlâk, taşınmaz mal/mülk…
in Russian недвижимость…
in Chinese (Traditional) 房地產, 不動產…
in Italian beni immobili…
in Polish nieruchomości…
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“real estate” in Business English

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