English version

council estate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Geography
council estateˈcouncil esˌtate noun [countable] British English  SGan area in a town or city with streets of council houses
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council estateHarry Secombe was the third child of a none-too-successful commercial traveller living on a council estate near Swansea.I found myself in a grey council estate that faced the river.Most of the members lived on the council estate and were from working-class or lower-middle-class backgrounds.
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