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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.
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