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inner city

noun [C]
 
 
the part of a city that is closest to the centre, often where buildings are in a bad condition and there are social problems: a plan to tackle rising crime in inner citiesAreas in towns and cities
inner-city
 
 
/ˈɪnəˌsɪti/ adjective [always before noun]
inner-city schools
Translations of “inner city”
in Chinese (Traditional) 市中心貧民區…
in Russian старая, центральная часть города…
in Turkish şehir merkezine yakın yoksul mahalle…
in Chinese (Simplified) 市中心贫民区…
in Polish śródmieście…
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