Meaning of “bedroom community” in the English Dictionary

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"bedroom community" in British English

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bedroom communitynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbed.rʊm kəˌmjuː.nə.ti/ us /ˈbed.rʊm kəˌmjuː.nə.t̬i/ US UK dormitory town

a place from which many people travel in order to work in a bigger town or city

(Definition of “bedroom community” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bedroom community" in Business English

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bedroom communitynoun [ C ]

uk us plural bedroom communities US UK dormitory town

a place where many people who work in a bigger town or city live:

Businesses are expanding at a roaring pace in areas that have historically been bedroom communities.
The north shore has long been a bedroom community for commuters who work in New Orleans.

(Definition of “bedroom community” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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