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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A part of a city that is rundown, crowded, and poor.

Usage examples (38)
  • Mayors of big cities often have plans to improve the slum areas of the city.
  • Prince Charles: Dharavi slum is a model for sustainable living
  • The word slum lord, as you know, is sort of an over simplification.
  • The slum is a direct by-product of the capitalist system of production. for more
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