Translation of "estate" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ɪˈsteɪt/ us /ɪˈsteɪt/

estate noun (PROPERTY)

B2 [ C ] a large area of land in the country that is owned by a family or an organization and is often used for growing crops or raising animals

It's a typical country estate with a large house for the owner, farm buildings, and estate workers' houses. 这是一个典型的乡村庄园,建有主人的大宅子、许多农舍以及庄园工人的宿舍。

[ C ] specialized law everything that a person owns when they die

She left her entire estate to her niece. 她把所有的遗产都留给了自己的侄女。

More examples

  • The estate for sale includes two miles of river frontage.
  • What acreage is her estate ?
  • With the income from the family estate, she's in clover.
  • The wood lies on the southern extremity of the estate.
  • She will inherit her father's estate when she reaches her majority.

estate noun (BUILDINGS)

B2 [ C ] UK a group of houses or factories built in a planned way

a housing estate 住宅区
an industrial estate (= a group of factories) 工业区

More examples

  • She was brought up in a council estate in Liverpool.
  • Police are blaming arsonists for the spate of fires in the Greenfields housing estate.
  • They have a four-bedroom house on a newish estate.
  • They live on a great concrete warren of a housing estate.
  • The estate contains 300 new homes, about a third of which are leased to the council.

estate noun (CAR)

[ C ] UK also estate car, US station wagon a car with a lot of space behind the back seat and an extra door at the back for putting in large objects


estate noun (STATE)

[ U ] old use a state of being

the holy estate of marriage 婚姻的神圣

(Translation of “estate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)