inner city Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “inner city” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
/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…
(Definition of inner city from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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