estate


estate
01. When my grandmother died, she left her entire [estate] to charity.
02. In accordance with your late father's wishes, we have divided his [estate] equally amongst his grandchildren.
03. The multi-millionaire left his entire [estate] to a charity for cats.
04. His uncle owns a large [estate] in the English countryside.
05. We visited an English [estate] which had been turned into a safari park, complete with lions and elephants, to help the owner pay his taxes.
06. The value of his [estate] is estimated at over a million dollars.
07. The [estate] of artist Andy Warhol was auctioned off after his death.
08. Poet Emily Dickinson once remarked, "My friends are my [estate]."
09. The gardens on the [estate] are simply beautiful.
10. The old man has built a profitable vineyard on his [estate], and the wines he produces are now recognized as among the best in the country.
11. Throughout its history, many Latvians were poorly paid workers bound to farming [estates] owned by foreigners.
12. Actress Elizabeth Taylor was married for the 8th time at singer Michael Jackson's California [estate].
13. In December of 1972, the government of Uganda nationalized 41 foreign-owned farms and tea [estates].
14. Blenheim Palace is one of the greatest country [estates] in England.
15. The spectacular [estates] which dot the English countryside belonged to an elite minority with private fortunes or royal connections.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
, / , (in life or society), / , , , / (of those who constitute the State or the government of a State), , / (in any species of permanent property)


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  • estate — es‧tate [ɪˈsteɪt] noun [countable] 1. PROPERTY a large piece of land in the country, usually with one large house on it and one owner: • The estate consists of the main villa, several outbuildings and barns, a swimming pool, a farm house and an… …   Financial and business terms

  • Estate — may refer to: * Estate (law), a term used in common law to signify the total of a person s property, entitlements and obligations *Estate (social), a broad social category in the histories of certain countries * Immovable property, real estate or …   Wikipedia

  • Estate — Es*tate ([e^]s*t[=a]t ), n. [OF. estat, F. [ e]tat, L. status, fr. stare to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {State}.] 1. Settled condition or form of existence; state; condition or circumstances of life or of any person; situation. When I came to man …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • estate — [ə stāt′, istāt′] n. [ME & OFr estat, STATE] 1. a) state or condition [to restore the theater to its former estate] b) a condition or stage of life [to come to man s estate] c) status or rank 2 …   English World dictionary

  • estate — 1. The meaning of estate in the term three estates of the realm is a historical one, ‘an order or class forming part of the body politic’. The three estates are the Lords Spiritual (i.e. the heads of the Church), the Lords Temporal (i.e. the… …   Modern English usage

  • estate — early 13c., rank, standing, condition, from Anglo Fr. astat, O.Fr. estat state, position, condition, health, status, legal estate (Mod.Fr. état), from L. status state or condition, from root of stare to stand from PIE root *sta to stand (see STET …   Etymology dictionary

  • Estate — Es*tate , v. t. 1. To establish. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 2. Tom settle as a fortune. [Archaic] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To endow with an estate. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] Then would I . . . Estate them with large land and territory.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • estate — The intangible entity containing all of the non exempt assets and liabilities of the debtor. (Bernstein s Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology) Under the Bankruptcy and insolvency Act, the name given to the file or bankruptcy estate. (Dictionary… …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • estate — [n1] extensive manor and its property acreage, area, country home, country place, demesne, domain, dominion, farm, finca, freehold, grounds, holdings, lands, parcel, plantation, quinta, ranch, residence, rural seat, territory, villa; concept 516… …   New thesaurus

  • estate — ► NOUN 1) a property consisting of a large house and extensive grounds. 2) Brit. an area of land and modern buildings developed for residential, industrial, or commercial purposes. 3) a property where crops such as coffee or rubber are cultivated …   English terms dictionary