estate Definition in Cambridge Learner Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of "estate" - Learner English Dictionary

See all translations

estate

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪˈsteɪt/
LAND B2 a large area of land in the countryside that is owned by one person or organization: a country estateAreas in towns and cities
BUILDINGS UK B2 an area with a lot of buildings of the same type: an industrial estate Areas in towns and cities
POSSESSIONS the possessions and money that someone owns when they die: She left her entire estate to a charity for cats. →  See also housing estate , real estate Belongings and possessionsInheriting and bequeathing
(Definition of estate from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “estate” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
stretch the truth

to say something that is not completely honest in order to make someone or something seem better than it really is

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With the USA’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most

Read More 

generation pause noun
generation pause noun
July 06, 2015
informal young adults who are not able to do things previously typical for their age group such as buy a home or start a family because of lack of money Meanwhile, a new study released last week revealed a quarter of Brits believe they’ll never own a property, leading them to be

Read More