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housing estate in Building topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhousing estateˈhousing esˌtate British English, housing development American English noun [countable]  TBHOMEa large number of houses that have been built together in a planned waycouncil house
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housing estateFifty officers went on to a housing estate, forcing entry into several garages.Joanne was 4 years old and attended a private nursery in a private housing estate within a large city.The Manchester site, Collyhurst, is a post-war social housing estate on the north-east edge of the city centre.