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Meaning of “rural” in the English Dictionary

"rural" in British English

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ruraladjective

uk   /ˈrʊə.rəl/  us   /ˈrʊr.əl/
B2 in, of, or like the ​countryside: The ​area is still very rural and ​undeveloped.
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(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   us   /ˈrʊərəl/
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)
Translations of “rural”
in Korean 시골의…
in Arabic ريفي…
in Malaysian pendalaman…
in French rural…
in Russian сельский, деревенский…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鄉村的,農村的, 似鄉村的…
in Italian rurale…
in Turkish kırsal, kıra ait, kırsal yaşama ilişkin…
in Polish wiejski…
in Spanish rural…
in Vietnamese nông thôn…
in Portuguese rural…
in Thai ในชนบท…
in German ländlich…
in Catalan rural…
in Japanese 田舎の, 地方の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乡村的,农村的, 似乡村的…
in Indonesian pedesaan…
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