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Meaning of “urban” in the English Dictionary

"urban" in British English

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urbanadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈɜː.bən/  us   /ˈɝː-/
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.
(Definition of urban from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"urban" in Business English

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urbanadjective

uk   us   /ˈɜːbən/
relating to towns and cities: an urban ​area/​centre/​community urban decay/​development/​planning The ​high-speedtrainlink 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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