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sub·urb

 (sŭb′ûrb′)
n.
1. A usually residential area or community outlying a city.
2. suburbs The usually residential region around a major city; the environs.

[Middle English suburbe, from Old French, from Latin suburbium : sub-, sub- + urbs, urb-, city; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]
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suburb

(ˈsʌbɜːb)
n
(Human Geography) a residential district situated on the outskirts of a city or town
[C14: from Latin suburbium, from sub- close to + urbs a city]
ˈsuburbed adj
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sub•urb

(ˈsʌb ɜrb)

n.
1. a district lying immediately outside a city or town, esp. a smaller residential community.
2. the suburbs, the area composed of such districts.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin suburbium=sub- sub- + urb(s) city + -ium -ium1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suburb - a residential district located on the outskirts of a citysuburb - a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
residential area, residential district, community - a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences
addition - a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area
bedroom community - a community where many commuters live
faubourg - a New Orleans district lying outside the original city limits; used in combination with the names of various quarters of the city; "in Faubourg Sainte-Marie"
stockbroker belt - a wealthy residential suburb
outskirt, fringe - a part of the city far removed from the center; "they built a factory on the outskirts of the city"
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suburb

noun residential area, neighbourhood, outskirts, precincts, suburbia, environs, purlieus, dormitory area (Brit.), faubourgs a suburb of Manchester
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suburb

noun
The periphery of a city or town.Used in plural:
edge, environs, fringe, outskirt (often used in plural), skirt (used in plural).
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Translations
ضَاحِيَةضاحِيَه
předměstí
forstad
esikaupunki
predgrađe
úthverfi
近郊郊外
교외
priemiesčiai
priekšpilsēta
predmestje
förort
ชานเมือง
ngoại ô

suburb

[ˈsʌbɜːb] N
1. (affluent) a London suburbuna zona residencial de las afueras de Londres
I live in the suburbsvivo en una zona residencial de las afueras (de la ciudad)
new suburbbarrio m nuevo, ensanche m
2. (poor) → suburbio m
one of the city's poorer suburbsuno de los suburbios más pobres de la ciudad
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

suburb

[ˈsʌbɜːrb] nbanlieue f
a suburb of Paris → une banlieue de Paris
the suburbs → la banlieue
They live in the suburbs → Ils habitent en banlieue.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

suburb

nVorort m; in the suburbsam Stadtrand
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suburb

[ˈsʌbɜːb] nsobborgo
to live in the suburbs → vivere in periferia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

suburb

(ˈsabəːb) noun
(often in plural) an area of houses on the outskirts of a city, town etc. Edgbaston is a suburb of Birmingham; They decided to move out to the suburbs.
suˈburban adjective
of suburbs. suburban housing.
suˈburbia (-biə) noun
the suburbs.
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suburb

ضَاحِيَة předměstí forstad Vorort προάστιο barrio residencial esikaupunki banlieue predgrađe sobborgo 郊外 교외 voorstad forstad przedmieście subúrbio пригород förort ชานเมือง banliyö ngoại ô 郊区
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