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concrete junglenoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌkɒŋ.kriːt ˈdʒʌŋ.ɡəl/  us   /ˌkɑːn.kriːt ˈdʒʌŋ.ɡəl/
an ​uglygreyarea of a ​city where ​peoplelive in ​closelycrowdedapartmentbuildings and there is little ​space and no ​trees or ​grass
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