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property developer

Syllabification: prop·er·ty de·vel·op·er

Definition of property developer in English:


A person or company that makes money by building houses or renovating existing properties for sale: the East End became a goldmine for property developers
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  • The building then lay derelict for a few years before property developers moved in and transformed the site into a hugely successful housing development.
  • Property developers are businessmen like any other.
  • The villain was a fictitious property developer, who lived in a rural retreat with a swimming pool.

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