Meaning of “boomtown” in the English Dictionary

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"boomtown" in Business English

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boomtownnoun [ C ]

also boom town uk /ˈbuːmtaʊn/ us

ECONOMICS a town or city that experiences a sudden increase in size and business activity:

In many of India's boomtowns, a car is an important part of the middle-class dream, a symbol of status and comfort.
an oil/a mining boomtown

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

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