Definition of “council estate” - English Dictionary

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“council estate” in British English

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council estatenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkaʊn.səl ɪˌsteɪt/ us /ˈkaʊn.səl ɪˌsteɪt/ UK US housing project

an area of a city in which there are council houses and apartments:

She was brought up on a council estate in Liverpool.

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