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city

noun [C] uk   /ˈsɪt.i/ us    /ˈsɪt̬.i/

city noun [C] (TOWN)

A1 a large town: Many of the world's cities have populations of more than five million. Wellington is the capital city (= centre of government) of New Zealand. any town in the UK that has a cathedral (= large, important church): The city of Ely has about 15,000 inhabitants. mainly US ( UK usually city council) the government of a city: It's the city's responsibility to maintain the pavements. My father works for the city.
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city noun [C] (FINANCIAL CENTRE)

the City [S] UK
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the business centre of London where the large financial organizations are, such as the Bank of England: He works in the City. a City analyst the financial organizations as a group and the people who work for them: The City acted swiftly to the news of a fall in the value of sterling.
Traducciones de “city”
en coreano 도시…
en árabe مَدينة…
en francés grande ville, ville épiscopale…
en turco şehir…
en italiano città, metropoli…
en chino (tradicionál) 市鎮, 市,城市,都市, (英國有大教堂的)特許市…
en ruso город…
en polaco miasto…
en español ciudad…
en portugués cidade, metrópole…
en alemán die (Groß-)Stadt…
en catalán ciutat…
en japonés 都市…
en chino (simplificado) 市镇, 市,城市,都市, (英国有大教堂的)特许市…
(Definition of city from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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