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Definition of Estate

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.
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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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