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Meaning of “small-town” in the English Dictionary

"small-town" in British English

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small-townadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈsmɔːl.taʊn/  us   /ˈsmɑːl-/
used to refer to ​smallsocialgroups where ​ordinarypeoplelive: The ​filmexplores the ​life of small-town ​America in the 1930s.
(Definition of small-town from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"small-town" in American English

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of or from a ​smalltown, and sometimes having a ​simple or ​limitedquality: a small-town ​girl small-town ​politics
(Definition of small-town from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “small-town”
in Chinese (Simplified) 乡镇居民的,乡镇生活的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鄉鎮居民的,鄉鎮生活的…
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