Meaning of “rural” in the English Dictionary

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"rural" in British English

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ruraladjective

uk /ˈrʊə.rəl/ us /ˈrʊr.əl/

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

"rural" in American English

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ruraladjective

us /ˈrʊr·əl/

in, of, or like the country (= land not in cities):

She grew up in rural Utah.

(Definition of “rural” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"rural" in Business English

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ruraladjective

uk /ˈrʊərəl/ us

in or from the countryside:

the rural economy
The difficulties facing rural communities today are very real.
rural areas.
He has a great ability to connect with rural voters.
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(Definition of “rural” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)