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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
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