Definition of real estate in English:

real estate

noun

North American
  • [mass noun] Property consisting of land or buildings:

    ‘most of her real estate is in New Mexico’
    ‘Bryce has been in real estate for 11 years’
    • ‘Here we'll look at some of the pros and cons of leasing farm machinery and equipment and farm real estate to children.’
    • ‘A standard real estate contract was also appropriate because this house was already built.’
    • ‘The island is home to about $12 billion of the choicest real estate in the country.’
    • ‘There are three types of real estate consumers - sellers, buyers and investors.’
    • ‘Most states have more exemptions for personal property than real estate.’
    • ‘One of the reasons one is entitled to the integrity of one's real estate is that one can do things on that real estate which are not seen by the public.’
    • ‘To attain individual private property, Kanaks must buy land or real estate outside the reserves.’

Pronunciation

real estate