Definition: Real estate

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Estate that is real, in the legal sense of relating to immovable tangible property. This sense of the word ultimately goes back to Latin, where reālis could be used similarly.


real estate (uncountable)

  1. Property that cannot easily be moved, usually buildings and the ground they are built on.
    They failed to find any investors for the construction of new real estate on the north side.

Related terms

  • realtor
  • realty


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