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the outskirtsnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈaʊt.skɜːts/  us   /-skɜːrts/
B2 the ​areas that ​form the ​edge of a ​town or ​city: The ​factory is in/on the outskirts of New Delhi.
(Definition of the outskirts from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the outskirts”
in Arabic أطْراف المَدينة…
in Korean 외곽의…
in Portuguese a periferia…
in Catalan els afores…
in Japanese 郊外の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 市郊,郊区…
in Turkish kenar mahalleler, gecekondu bölgeleri…
in Russian окраина, окрестности…
in Chinese (Traditional) 市郊,郊區…
in Italian la periferia…
in Polish przedmieścia, peryferie…
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