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real estate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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real estateˈreal esˌtate ●○○ noun [uncountable] especially American English  1 Bproperty in the form of land or houses a fall in the value of real estate2 BBTthe business of selling houses or land
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real estateHomeowners who want to sell their homes without a real estate agent can now advertise their residential properties free on the Internet.He listened because real estate licenses are under the control of the mayor of the city of Chicago.The levy was introduced in 1992 as a way to curb rising prices driven by real estate speculators.This is not Stephanopoulos's first real estate headache.Ayala also forfeited more than $ 500,000 that he had amassed in real estate and personal property.Lawrence invested in real estate and golfed with Bob Hope.The real estate market, the largest component of the local economy, has grown to record levels.
From Longman Business Dictionaryreal estateˈreal esˌtate nounPROPERTY1[uncountable] land or buildings SYN REAL PROPERTY, REALTY AmEPension funds often invest in real estate.a piece of real estate2[uncountable] American English the business of selling land or buildingsthose who make a living in real estate
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