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"urban" in British English

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urbanadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈɜː.bən/ us   /ˈɝː.bən/
B2 of or in a city or town: urban development urban decay
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(Definition of urban from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"urban" in American English

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urbanadjective

us   /ˈɜr·bən/
of or in a city or town: Many Americans were leaving the farm for the promise of urban life. Over 82% of Texans live in urban areas.
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"urban" in Business English

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urbanadjective

uk   /ˈɜːbən/ us  
relating to towns and cities: an urban area/centre/community urban decay/development/planning The high-speed train link is responsible for one of the biggest urban regeneration projects in the area.
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(Definition of urban from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “urban”
in Korean 도시의…
in Arabic مَدَني, حَضَري…
in Malaysian bandar…
in French urbain…
in Russian городской…
in Chinese (Traditional) 城市的,城鎮的…
in Italian urbano…
in Turkish kentsel, şehre/kente/modern yaşama dair/ait…
in Polish miejski…
in Spanish urbano…
in Vietnamese thuộc, ở thành phố…
in Portuguese urbano…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับเมือง…
in German Stadt-……
in Catalan urbà…
in Japanese 都会の, 都市の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 城市的,城镇的…
in Indonesian kota…
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