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downtownadjective [before noun], adverb

uk   /ˌdaʊnˈtaʊn/ us   /ˌdaʊnˈtaʊn/ US UK central, centrally
A2 in or to the central part of a city: downtown Los Angeles a downtown address I work downtown, but I live in the suburbs.

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(Definition of downtown from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"downtown" in American English

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downtownadjective, adverb [not gradable]

us   /ˈdɑʊnˈtɑʊn/
in or to the business or central part of a city: downtown Los Angeles
downtown
noun [U] us   /ˈdɑʊnˈtɑʊn/
The hotel is situated two miles north of downtown.
(Definition of downtown from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"downtown" in Business English

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downtownadjective [before noun], adverb

uk   /ˌdaʊnˈtaʊn/ us  
in or to the central part of a city: downtown Los Angeles a downtown address Downtown business interests say that restoration would be too costly. I work downtown, but I live in the suburbs.
downtown
noun [C or U]
The hotel is situated two miles north of downtown. The bustling downtowns are surrounded by upscale shopping centers and malls.
(Definition of downtown from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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