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dormitory townnoun [C]

uk   us   UK (US bedroom community)
a ​place from which many ​peopletravel in ​order to ​work in a ​biggertown or ​city
(Definition of dormitory town from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dormitory townnoun [C]

uk   us   UK (also dormitory suburb, US bedroom community)
a ​place where many ​people who ​work in a bigger town or city ​live: Originally a ​dormitory town for Liverpool ​merchants, its popularity ​increased as ​part of the ​fashionable seaside ​resort of New Brighton.
(Definition of dormitory town from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dormitory town”
in Chinese (Simplified) 市郊住宅区…
in Chinese (Traditional) 市郊住宅區…
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