estate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪˈsteɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪˈsteɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(i stāt)


Inflections of 'estate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
estates
v 3rd person singular
estating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
estated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
estated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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estate

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. his [family's, mother's] estate
  2. [an extensive, a large, a vast] estate
  3. large [coffee, wine, crop] estates
  4. UK: a [government, social] housing estate
  5. UK: live on a [council, housing] estate
  6. UK: located in [a business, an industrial, a trading] estate
  7. UK: [hang out, play football] on the estate
  8. an estate covering [thirty] acres
  9. the estate [covers, has] thirty acres
  10. mark the [boundaries, limits] of the estate
  11. the family [owns, has] an estate in [the country, Washington]
  12. a [large, sizeable] piece of real estate
  13. [works, makes a living] in real estate
  14. [handles, administers] the family's estate
  15. assigned to [manage, distribute] his estate (after death)
  16. pay taxes on the estate
  17. inherited the (entire) estate
  18. left the estate to her [children, grandchildren]
  19. a member of the fourth estate
  20. UK: the estate of the realm
n as adj
  1. UK: [works as, is] an estate agent
  2. UK: pay estate agent [fees, commissions]
  3. real estate [firms, agents, agencies]
  4. pay (real) estate taxes
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