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Definition of Estate


  1. Settled condition or form of existence; state; condition or circumstances of life or of any person; situation.
  2. Social standing or rank; quality; dignity.
  3. A person of high rank.
  4. A property which a person possesses; a fortune; possessions, esp. property in land; also, property of all kinds which a person leaves to be divided at his death.
  5. The state; the general body politic; the common-wealth; the general interest; state affairs.
  6. The great classes or orders of a community or state (as the clergy, the nobility, and the commonalty of England) or their representatives who administer the government; as, the estates of the realm (England), which are (1) the lords spiritual, (2) the lords temporal, (3) the commons.
  7. The degree, quality, nature, and extent of one's interest in, or ownership of, lands, tenements, etc.; as, an estate for life, for years, at will, etc.
  8. To establish.
  9. Tom settle as a fortune.
  10. To endow with an estate.

Estate Quotations

We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Real estate investing, even on a very small scale, remains a tried and true means of building an individual's cash flow and wealth.
Robert Kiyosaki

If I am going to get in a cab to go home, and I see a sign for an open house, I will go in. I like real estate because I am the boss.
Lorraine Bracco

In the old days, you would have one lawyer to handle everything: speeding tickets, buying a house, contracts, litigation, real estate, copyrights, leasing, entertainment, intellectual property, forensic accounting, criminal offenses... the list goes on. Now, you have to have a separate lawyer for each one of those categories!
James Belushi

Real estate is my life. It is my day job, if you will. But it consumes my nights and weekends, too.
Ivanka Trump
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Estate Translations

estate in Afrikaans is plaas, nalatenskap, boereplaas
estate in Dutch is bezitting, goed, boerderij, landgoed
estate in Finnish is maatila
estate in German is Grundbesitz, Besitztum, Gutshof
estate in Italian is fattoria
estate in Portuguese is fazenda, granja, propriedade
estate in Spanish is granja, finca
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