estate agent

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noun British.

the steward or manager of a landed estate.
a real-estate agent; realtor.

Nearby words

  1. estamin,
  2. estaminet,
  3. estampie,
  4. estancia,
  5. estate,
  6. estate car,
  7. estate duty,
  8. estate tax,
  9. estate-bottling,
  10. estates general

Origin of estate agent

First recorded in 1875–80

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estate agent

noun

British an agent concerned with the valuation, management, lease, and sale of propertyUsual US and Canadian name: real-estate agent
the administrator of a large landed property, acting on behalf of its owner; estate manager
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