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Meaning of “metropolitan” - Learner’s Dictionary

metropolitan

adjective [always before noun]
 
 
/ˌmetrəˈpɒlɪtən/
relating to a large city: a metropolitan area/councilTowns, cities and villages (general)
Translations of “metropolitan”
in Korean 대도시의…
in Arabic حَضري…
in Portuguese metropolitano…
in Catalan metropolità…
in Japanese 都会の…
in Italian metropolitano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大都市的…
in Russian относящийся к большому городу…
in Turkish büyük şehire ilişkin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大都市的…
in Polish miejski…
(Definition of metropolitan from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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