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"metropolitan" in British English

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metropolitanadjective

uk   /ˌmet.rəˈpɒl.ɪ.tən/  us   /-ˈpɑː.lɪ-/
relating to a ​largecity: the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York He was ​drawn to the metropolitan ​glamour and ​excitement of Paris. a metropolitan ​area
(Definition of metropolitan from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"metropolitan" in American English

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metropolitanadjective

 us   /ˌme·trəˈpɑl·ɪ·tən/
of or in a ​largecity: the Boston metropolitan ​area the Metropolitan Museum of Art
(Definition of metropolitan from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “metropolitan”
in Arabic حَضري…
in Korean 대도시의…
in Portuguese metropolitano…
in Catalan metropolità…
in Japanese 都会の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大都市的…
in Turkish büyük şehire ilişkin…
in Russian относящийся к большому городу…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大都市的…
in Italian metropolitano…
in Polish miejski…
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