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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience.

Usage examples (31)
  • He was always well informed and brought an urbane authority to everything he did.
  • The Parasol Protectorate series totally fits the idea of urbane fantasy.
  • The so called urbane Bangalorian indulges in spitting as much as the villager who is visiting a city for the first time.
  • I guess campus/"urbane" prissy socialism is alive and well. for more
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