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urban

relating to a city; characteristic of city life: There are many benefits to urban living.
Not to be confused with:
urbane – polished and elegant in manner or style; suave; cosmopolitan: He has a sophisticated, urbane way about him. [Urban and urbane once meant the same thing: belonging to a city. Both words are derived from the Latin urbanis. Later, urbane developed the more specialized sense of refined, polite, and elegant, which were considered to be characteristics of those who lived in cities rather than those living in the country.]
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ur·ban

 (ûr′bən)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or located in a city.
2. Characteristic of the city or city life.

[Latin urbānus, from urbs, urb-, city; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]
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urban

(ˈɜːbən)
adj
1. (Human Geography) of, relating to, or constituting a city or town
2. (Human Geography) living in a city or town
3. (Pop Music) (of music) emerging and developing in densely populated areas of large cities, esp those populated by people of African or Caribbean origin. Compare rural
[C17: from Latin urbānus, from urbs city]
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ur•ban

(ˈɜr bən)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or comprising a city or town.
2. living in a city.
3. characteristic of or accustomed to cities; citified.
[1610–20; < Latin urbānus=urb-, s. of urbs city + -ānus -an1]
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urban

, urbane - Urban refers to a city; urbane means polished and smooth, as in a person's demeanor.
See also related terms for polished.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.urban - relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated areaurban - relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area; "urban sociology"; "urban development"
2.urban - located in or characteristic of a city or city lifeurban - located in or characteristic of a city or city life; "urban property owners"; "urban affairs"; "urban manners"
rural - living in or characteristic of farming or country life; "rural people"; "large rural households"; "unpaved rural roads"; "an economy that is basically rural"
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urban

adjective civic, city, town, metropolitan, municipal, dorp (S. African), inner-city Most urban areas are close to a park.
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urban

adjective
Of, in, or belonging to a city:
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Translations
مَدَني، خاص بالمَدينَه
městskýUrban
by-bymæssig
Urpo
Urban
borgar-
pilsētas-
Urban
Urban
Urban
mestenUrban
Urban
kentsel

urban

[ˈɜːbən]
A. ADJurbano
B. CPD urban guerrilla Nguerrillero/a m/f urbano/a
urban myth Nleyenda f urbana
urban renewal Nrenovación f urbana
urban sprawl Nextensión f urbana
urban warfare Nguerrilla f urbana
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urban

[ˈɜːrbən] adj [area, population] → urbain(e)urban blight ndégradation f urbaineurban clearway nrue f à stationnement interditurban conservation area nzone f urbaine protégéeurban development naménagement m urbainurban development zone nzone f à urbaniser en priorité, ZUP f
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urban

adjstädtisch; life alsoin der Stadt; urban decayVerfall mder Städte; urban motorwayStadtautobahn f; urban Americadas städtische Amerika; urban clearwayStadtautobahn f

urban

:
urban centre, (US) urban center
n (= town)Ballungsgebiet nt; (= town centre)Stadtzentrum nt
urban development
nStadtentwicklung f
urban dweller
nStadtbewohner(in) m(f)

urban

:
urban planning
nStadtplanung f
urban renewal
nStadterneuerung f
urban warfare
nStadtkampf m
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urban

[ˈɜːbən] adjurbano/a
urban sprawl → sviluppo urbanistico incontrollato, espansione f urbana tentacolare
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urban

(ˈəːbən) adjective
of, consisting of, or living in, a city or town. He dislikes urban life; urban traffic.
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urban

adj urbano
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