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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Surrounded by many housing developments outside of a city.

Usage examples (6)
  • Verb (used with object), : to suburbanize a rural area
  • Izrael destroys his own credibility by saying that Rector is not sufficiently “suburbanised.”
  • "To live in a suburb, to be 'suburban': these may be pejorative words across the western world, but nowhere have they been pronounced more fiercely than in the world's most...
  • "In the old days you would see these groups conspicuously settling in inner-city areas," said Professor Richard Webber, who developed the database, "but you can now see how... for more
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