inner-city

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inner city

n.
The usually older, central part of a city, especially when characterized by crowded neighborhoods in which low-income groups predominate.

in′ner-cit′y adj.
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Translations

inner-city

[ˌɪnəˈsɪtɪ] ADJ [schools, problems] → de las zonas céntricas pobres, de los barrios céntricos pobres
an inner-city areaun área pobre del centro
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inner-city

adj attrInnenstadt-; trafficinnenstädtisch; housingin der Innenstadt; (= of cities generally)in den Innenstädten; decay, renewal, problemder Innenstadt/der Innenstädte; inner-city areaInnenstadtbereich m; deprived inner-city childrenheruntergekommene Stadtkinder
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