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Chattels real

  • (Law), such chattels as are annexed to, or savor of, the realty, as terms for years of land. See Chattel.
Webster 1913

Real action

  • (Law), an action for the recovery of real property.
Webster 1913

Real assets

  • (Law), lands or real estate in the hands of the heir, chargeable with the debts of the ancestor.
Webster 1913

Real composition

  • (Eccl. Law), an agreement made between the owner of lands and the parson or vicar, with consent of the ordinary, that such lands shall be discharged from payment of tithes, in consequence of other land or recompense given to the parson in lieu and satisfaction thereof. Blackstone.
Webster 1913

real estate

  • noun property consisting of houses and land
    real estate; immovable; realty.
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Real estateproperty

  • lands, tenements, and hereditaments; freehold interests in landed property; property in houses and land. Kent. Burrill.
Webster 1913

real estate agent

  • noun a person who is authorized to act as an agent for the sale of land
    land agent; real estate agent; house agent; estate agent.
    • in England they call a real estate agent a land agent
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real estate broker

  • noun a person who is authorized to act as an agent for the sale of land
    land agent; real estate agent; house agent; estate agent.
    • in England they call a real estate agent a land agent
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real estate investment trust

  • noun an investment trust that owns and manages a pool of commercial properties and mortgages and other real estate assets; shares can be bought and sold in the stock market
    REIT.
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real estate loan

  • noun a loan on real estate that is usually secured by a mortgage
    mortgage loan.
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real gnp

  • noun a version of the GNP that has been adjusted for the effects of inflation
    real GNP.
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real gross national product

  • noun a version of the GNP that has been adjusted for the effects of inflation
    real GNP.
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real ira

  • noun a radical terrorist group that broke away in 1997 when the mainstream Provisional IRA proposed a cease-fire; has continued terrorist activities in opposition to any peace agreement
    RIRA; Dissident Irish Republican Army; Real IRA.
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real irish republican army

  • noun a radical terrorist group that broke away in 1997 when the mainstream Provisional IRA proposed a cease-fire; has continued terrorist activities in opposition to any peace agreement
    RIRA; Dissident Irish Republican Army; Real IRA.
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real life

  • noun the practical world as opposed to the academic world
    real life.
    • a good consultant must have a lot of experience in the real world
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real matrix

  • noun a matrix whose elements are all real numbers
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real mccoy

  • noun informal usage attributing authenticity
    real stuff; real McCoy.
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real number

  • noun any rational or irrational number
    real.
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Real presence

  • noun (Christianity) the Christian doctrine that the body of Christ is actually present in the Eucharist
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  • (R. C. Ch.), the actual presence of the body and blood of Christ in the eucharist, or the conversion of the substance of the bread and wine into the real body and blood of Christ; transubstantiation. In other churches there is a belief in a form of real presence, not however in the sense of transubstantiation.
Webster 1913

real property

  • noun property consisting of houses and land
    real estate; immovable; realty.
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Real servitude, called also Predial servitude

  • (Civil Law), a burden imposed upon one estate in favor of another estate of another proprietor. Erskine. Bouvier.
Webster 1913

real storage

  • noun the main memory in a virtual memory system
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real stuff

  • noun informal usage attributing authenticity
    real stuff; real McCoy.
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real tennis

  • noun an ancient form of tennis played in a four-walled court
    royal tennis; court tennis.
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real thing

  • noun informal usage attributing authenticity
    real stuff; real McCoy.
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real time

  • noun the actual time that it takes a process to occur
    • information is updated in real time
  • noun (computer science) the time it takes for a process under computer control to occur
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real world

  • noun the practical world as opposed to the academic world
    real life.
    • a good consultant must have a lot of experience in the real world
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real-estate business

  • noun the business of selling real estate
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real-time

  • adjective of or relating to computer systems that update information at the same rate they receive information
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real-time operation

  • noun data processing fast enough to keep up with an outside process
    real-time operation.
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real-time processing

  • noun data processing fast enough to keep up with an outside process
    real-time operation.
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reis effendi

Reis` Ef*fen"di
Etymology
See 2d Reis, and Effendi.
Definitions
  1. A title formerly given to one of the chief Turkish officers of state. He was chancellor of the empire, etc.
Webster 1913

Things real

  • . Same as Real property, under Real.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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