real estate

noun

Definition of real estate

  1. 1 :  property in buildings and land

  2. 2 :  space, capacity her desktop real estate the limited real estate on hard drives — Leonard Wiener

Examples of real estate in a Sentence

  1. She works in real estate.

  2. the enormous difference in real estate between a high-definition disk and one in standard definition

First Known Use of real estate

circa 1642


REAL ESTATE Defined for English Language Learners

real estate

noun

Definition of real estate for English Language Learners

  • : property consisting of buildings and land

  • : the business of selling land and buildings


REAL ESTATE Defined for Kids

real estate

noun

Definition of real estate for Students

  1. :  property consisting of buildings and land


Law Dictionary

real estate

noun

Legal Definition of real estate

  1. :  real property at property



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