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"boom town" in British English

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boom townnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​town that ​experiencessuddeneconomicgrowth
(Definition of boom town from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"boom town" in American English

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boom townnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbum ˌtɑʊn/
a ​small town that ​growsquickly as a ​result of a ​suddenincrease in ​localeconomicactivity
(Definition of boom town from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “boom town”
in Chinese (Simplified) 新兴城市…
in Chinese (Traditional) 新興城市…
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