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English definition of “suburb”

suburb

noun [C]  /ˈsʌb·ɜrb/ us  
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
adjective  /səˈbɜr·bən/ us  
He grew up in a wealthy suburban community near Chicago.
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