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estate
American English: /ɪˈsteɪt/
British English: /ɪˈsteɪt/
, /ɛˈsteɪt/

Translation of estate in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1 (land, property) (before noun) estate management
    administración (feminine) de fincas
    Example sentences
    • And when Martha Raye died three years later, she left most of her multi-million dollar estate to him, not to her only child.
    Example sentences
    • The grandparents then withdraw to another house on the family estate and cultivate their own land as long as they can.
    • These include extensive country estates at Emmersdorf and Mollenburg and a house in a top location in Vienna's city centre.
    • His family owns an estate in the country as well as a house in town and as eldest son he stands to inherit quite a tidy sum.
    1.2 (group of buildings) a private estate
    un complejo habitacional
    una urbanización (Spain)
    un fraccionamiento (Mexico)
    an industrial estate (British English)
    una zona or un parque or (in Spain also) un polígono industrial
    (council) estate (British English) seecouncil 1 2
  • 3 (political, social class) the three estates
    los tres estados or estamentos
    the first/second/third estate the fourth estate
    Example sentences
    • If they really did that, we would simply have to say: ‘We, the judges, are an independent estate of the realm and it's not open to the legislature to put us out of business.’
    • They rejected parliamentary government, with its king or queen and three estates of the realm (lords spiritual, lords temporal, and the commons).
    • In an important sense, inland towns were parasitic on the countryside, for the bulk of the seigneurial dues, rents, tithes, and fees collected by the first two estates of the realm were spent in urban centres.
    Example sentences
    • They began with one very old intellectual tool, a conception of the different estates in society.
    • Meanwhile, the novel also deals with the insecurities of self - in the middle and upper estates as well as the lowest - in a changing society.
    • By law, society was divided into three groups called estates.

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