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1‘she had a house on the Balmoral estate’
property, grounds, park, parkland, piece of land, tract, landholding, manor, domain, territory
2‘a housing estate’
area, site, development, complex, piece of land, land, region, tract
3‘a large coffee estate’
plantation, farm, holding
North American ranch
4‘he left an estate worth £610,000’
assets, capital, wealth, riches, holdings, fortune, property, worth, resources, effects, possessions, belongings, things, goods, worldly goods, stuff, chattels, valuables
personalty, goods and chattels
South African informal trek
5‘the estate of matrimony’
state, condition, situation, position, circumstance, lot, fate
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