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trading estate

Line breaks: trad¦ing es¦tate

Definition of trading estate in English:

noun

British
A specially designed industrial and commercial area.
Example sentences
  • Business owners on a trading estate in Old Town saw red after council officials painted double yellow lines in error.
  • The proposed site consists of a trading estate, made up of a mixed quality of industrial buildings, many of which are empty.
  • The Périphérique that rings the city like a tarmacadam moat has now been absorbed into a sprawl of trading estates, high-rise developments and anonymous sleeper suburbs.

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