real estate

1) N-UNCOUNT Real estate is property in the form of land and buildings, rather than personal possessions. [mainly AM]

By investing in real estate, he was one of the richest men in the United States.

...the most spectacular piece of real estate he had ever imagined.

Syn:
2) N-UNCOUNT: usu N n Real estate businesses or real estate agents sell houses, buildings, and land. [AM]

...the real estate agent who sold you your house.

...the real estate industry...

He had a long career in real estate.

(in BRIT, use estate agency, estate agents)

English dictionary. 2008.

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