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It is set in ten acres of land. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It lies down a long drive and is surrounded by eight acres of grounds. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It comes with two acres of land and a tennis court. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It comes with ten acres of land including a productive vineyard. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is also a two-bedroom annexe and an acre of mature gardens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The 20 acres of gardens are home to a spectacular array of trees. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Tackling the surrounding five acres. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That's more from one acre than a lettuce farm of 300 acres normally produces. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There is a swimming pool, a Jacuzzi and five acres of gardens. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The second best thing about it is the two acres of garden. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The property sits in gardens and has two acres of woodland with a small stream running through. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The average farm was less than four acres. Max Hastings Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)It is set in five acres and has many elegant period features. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is a detached barn in the two acres of grounds. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It comes with an acre of gardens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The house in question sits on two acres and has a pool and sea views. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It has four bedrooms and five acres that include a luxury glamping business. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It boasts an acre of gardens and a swimming pool. The Sun (2014)What is its area in acres? Times, Sunday Times (2007)We've hit one snag after another in trying to find a hundred acres of land. Christianity Today (2000)Enjoy a stroll through the 150 acres of orchards. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They still farm 500 acres of sheep pasture. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The price tag includes 12 acres of land and a house. The Sun (2013)Three stables and a paddock bring the total area to 2.8 acres. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The government previously announced reductions in subsidies for solar farms above 25 acres and onshore wind farms. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Set in more than four acres, it has six bedrooms and two receptions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They employed a designer to transform the 1.5 acres of grounds. Times, Sunday Times (2010)On one acre of land c, it requires four people. Hunt, E. K. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)An area over 120 acres in size had been cleared for the school campus. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A detached property with an acre can hit 800,000. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are five bedrooms, four reception rooms, four bathrooms and five acres of land. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It has six reception rooms, six bathrooms and 1.5 acres of land. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Set in two acres, the property is now on sale for 1.4m. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The house has since been extended and has 12 bedrooms, nine bathrooms and an acre of garden. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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Translations for 'acre'

British English: acre /ˈeɪkə/ NOUN
An acre is a unit of area equal to 4840 square yards or approximately 4047 square metres.
The property has two acres of land.
  • American English: acre
  • Arabic: أَكْر
  • Brazilian Portuguese: acre
  • Chinese: 英亩
  • Croatian: jutro
  • Czech: akr
  • Danish: acre
  • Dutch: acre
  • European Spanish: acre
  • Finnish: eekkeri
  • French: acre
  • German: Morgen
  • Greek: ακρ
  • Italian: acro
  • Japanese: エーカー
  • Korean: 에이커
  • Norwegian: acre
  • Polish: akr
  • European Portuguese: acre
  • Romanian: acru
  • Russian: акр
  • Spanish: acre
  • Swedish: acre
  • Thai: หน่วยวัดเนื้อที่เป็นเอเคอร์
  • Turkish: dönüm
  • Ukrainian: акр
  • Vietnamese: mẫu Anh

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