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re·al estate

 (rē′əl, rēl)
n.
Land, including the resources in and on it, and the buildings and permanent fixtures attached to it.

re′al-es·tate′ adj.

real estate

n
(Law) another term for real property

re′al estate`


n.
1. property, esp. in land.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.real estate - property consisting of houses and landreal estate - property consisting of houses and land
belongings, property, holding - something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
acres, demesne, landed estate, estate, land - extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
land - the land on which real estate is located; "he built the house on land leased from the city"
dead hand, mortmain - real property held inalienably (as by an ecclesiastical corporation)
Translations
عَقار، ملْك ثابِت
nemovitost
ejendomshandel
ImmobilieLandGrundstückswertermittlung
kiinteistö
nekretnine
fasteign
不動産
nepremičnine
nekretnine
fast egendom
gayrimenkultaşınmaz mal
bất động sản

real estate

n (Am) → beni mpl immobili

real

(riəl) adjective
1. which actually exists. There's a real monster in that cave.
2. not imitation; genuine. real leather; Is that diamond real?
3. actual. He may own the factory, but it's his manager who is the real boss.
4. great. a real surprise/problem.
adverb
(especially American) very; really. a real nice house.
ˈrealist noun
a person who sees, or claims to see, life as it is, without being affected by emotion etc.
ˈrealism noun
ˌreaˈlistic adjective
(negative unrealistic).
1. showing things as they really are. a realistic painting.
2. taking a sensible, practical view of life. I'd like to think we'd sell five of these a day, but it would be more realistic to say two.
ˌreaˈlistically adverb
reality (riˈӕləti) noun
1. that which is real and not imaginary. It was a relief to get back to reality after hearing the ghost story.
2. the state of being real.
3. (often in plural reˈalities) a fact. Death and sorrow are two of the grim realities of human existence.
ˈreally adverb
1. in fact. He looks a fool but he is really very clever.
2. very. That's a really nice hat!
interjection
an expression of surprise, protest, doubt etc. `I'm going to be the next manager.' `Oh really?'; Really! You mustn't be so rude!
real estate
(the buying and selling of) land and houses.
for real
(especially American) genuine; true. He says he's got a new bike, but I don't know if that's for real.
in reality
really; actually. He pretends to be busy, but in reality he has very little to do.
References in classic literature ?
Besides a variety of powerful causes not existing here, and which favor in that country the pretensions of rank and wealth, no person is eligible as a representative of a county, unless he possess real estate of the clear value of six hundred pounds sterling per year; nor of a city or borough, unless he possess a like estate of half that annual value.
We, therefore, order and strictly enjoin, by these presents, all of the inhabitants, as well of the above-named district as of all the other Districts, both old men and young men, as well as all the lads of ten years of age, to attend at the Church at Grand Pre, on Friday, the fifth instant, at three of the clock in the afternoon, that we may impart to them what we are ordered to communicate to them; declaring that no excuse will be admitted on any pretence whatever, on pain of forfeiting goods and chattels, in default of real estate.
From the extravagant value placed upon the article, I verily believe, that with a bushel of common Liverpool salt all the real estate in Typee might have been purchased.
m from a kick--an' just startin' in for real estate.
The city government was in their hands and the railroads were in league with them, and honest business was driven to the wall; and so Hinds had put all his savings into Chicago real estate, and set out singlehanded to dam the river of graft.
I guess I could lay my hands on eleven millions within twenty-four hours, besides the real estate.
In the end she married a man who bought and sold real estate and was contented enough.
From a search after this valuable real estate Peter returned so gaunt and threadbare that, on reaching New England, the scarecrows in the cornfields beckoned to him, as he passed by.
For farms, and all the more vulgar aspects of real estate, he had a sovereign contempt; but offer him a bit of land that could be measured by feet and inches, and he was your man.
I think it must have marked the limit of real estate in this world.
At the appointed time she was there; but SHOES was the only clew to the mystery her mind had been capable of evolving, and she suffered a distinct shock of disappointment when Martin walked her right by a shoe-store and dived into a real estate office.
Old Colonel Raleigh had come to Lincoln from Kentucky and invested an inherited fortune in real estate, at the time of inflated prices.

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