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English definition of “suburb”


noun [C]    /ˈsʌb·ɜrb/
an area outside a city but near it and consisting mainly of homes , sometimes also having stores and small businesses : [pl] Most of the people who live in the suburbs work in the city . suburban    /səˈbɜr·bən/ adjective He grew up in a wealthy suburban community near Chicago.
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