AskDefine | Define estate

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estate

Noun

1 everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
2 extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island" [syn: land, landed estate, acres, demesne]
3 a major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country and formerly possessing distinct political rights [syn: estate of the realm]

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English

Pronunciation

Etymology

From astat, from estat (French: état).

Noun

  1. An area on land under single ownership. (Estate (house))
  2. The nature and extent of a person's interest in, or ownership of, land.
  3. All that a person owns, whether real or personal property.
  4. The property of a deceased person.
  5. A group of buildings built together as a single development on a designated area of land. (Housing estate)
  6. In the context of "UK|automotive": A body style for cars, popular with families, which has an enclosed area where the boot or trunk would be on a sedan / saloon.
  7. An estate car.
  8. A major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country and formerly possessing distinct political rights (Estates of the realm)
area on land under single ownership
  • Finnish: tila
  • Spanish: finca
law: nature and extent of a person's interest in, or ownership of, land
  • Finnish: saanto
all that a person owns
  • Finnish: omaisuus
property of a deceased person
  • Finnish: kuolinpesä, pesä
group of buildings built together as a single development on a designated area of land
  • Finnish: rakennuskohde
body style of cars
  • Finnish: farmari
estate car
  • Finnish: farmariauto
major social class
  • Finnish: sääty

Italian

Etymology

Latin aestas, aestatis

Noun

  1. summer

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Extensive Definition

Estate may refer to:
Incidentally Estate means summer in Italian.
estate in Japanese: エステート
estate in Simple English: Estate

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