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sub·ur·ban

 (sə-bûr′bən)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a suburb.
2. Located or residing in a suburb.
3. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the culture, customs, and manners typical of life in the suburbs.
n.
A suburbanite.

suburban

(səˈbɜːbən)
adj
1. (Human Geography) of, relating to, situated in, or inhabiting a suburb or the suburbs
2. (Human Geography) characteristic of or typifying a suburb or the suburbs
3. censorious narrow or unadventurous in outlook
n
(Sociology) another word for suburbanite

sub•ur•ban

(səˈbɜr bən)

adj.
1. pertaining to, inhabiting, or being in a suburb.
2. characteristic of a suburb or suburbs.
n.
3. a suburbanite.
4. a short overcoat for casual wear.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.suburban - relating to or characteristic of or situated in suburbs; "suburban population"

suburban

adjective
1. residential, commuter, dormitory a comfortable suburban area
2. conventional, boring, conservative, dull, ordinary, small-town, bourgeois, parochial ghastly good taste and suburban gentility
Translations
předměstský
forstads-
esikaupunki-
prigradski
külvárosi
úthverfa-
郊外の
교외의
predmesten
förortsaktig
นอกเมือง
banliyöbanliyöye ait
thuộc ngoại ô

suburban

[səˈbɜːbən] ADJ
1. (lit) people who live in suburban areasla gente que vive en las zonas residenciales de las afueras de una ciudad
he was born in suburban Londonnació en una zona residencial de las afueras de Londres
suburban traintren m de cercanías
2. (= middle-class) [lifestyle, values, housewife, family] → de clase media

suburban

[səˈbɜːrbən] adj
[home, street] → de banlieue; [area, life] → en banlieue
a suburban train → un train de banlieue
(= dull and conventional) → banlieusard(e)

suburban

adj area, communityvorstädtisch; (pej)spießig, kleinbürgerlich; the area is becoming increasingly suburbandie Gegend nimmt immer mehr vorstädtischen Charakter an; suburban line (Rail) → Vorortbahn f; suburban streetVorortstraße f; in suburban Londonin Londons Vorstädten; suburban sprawlVorstädte pl

suburban

[səˈbɜːbn] adjsuburbano/a, periferico/a

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.

suburban

نِسْبَةٌ إِلى الضَّاحِيَة předměstský forstads- vorstädtisch προαστιακός suburbano esikaupunki- de banlieue prigradski suburbano 郊外の 교외의 voorstedelijk forstads- podmiejski suburbano пригородный förortsaktig นอกเมือง banliyö thuộc ngoại ô 郊外的
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The cottage from the window of which the Misses Williams had looked out stands, and has stood for many a year, in that pleasant suburban district which lies between Norwood, Anerley, and Forest Hill.
Every minute a fresh gun came into position until, before twilight, every copse, every row of suburban villas on the hilly slopes about Kingston and Richmond, masked an expectant black muzzle.
The women whom he had come across in his battle upwards, barmaids and their fellows, fifth-rate actresses, occasionally the suburban wife of a prosperous City man, had impressed him only with a sort of coarse contempt.
We find him next, or rather get back to him, standing forlorn in the cold autumn rain at a suburban street corner in Blackburg; and it seems right to explain now that the raindrops falling upon him there were really not dark and gummy; they only failed to make his face and hands less so.
There was something strangely incongruous in this Oriental figure framed in the commonplace door-way of a third-rate suburban dwelling-house.
Although thus supported by the knowledge of his new possession of considerable value, he was not proof against the familiar thoughts which the suburban streets and the damp shrubs growing in front gardens and the absurd names painted in white upon the gates of those gardens suggested to him.
He began to grow anxious, and walked into the station watching the incoming suburban trains; the hour which she had fixed passed, and still there was no sign of her.
My mother and the Chatterer and I, and a few other simple bodies, were what might be termed suburban residents.
Emmy was supplied with a maid, grown on Sir William Dobbin's suburban estate; a good girl, whose kindness and humility disarmed Mrs.
The magnificent melody of the Prayer in Rossini's Moses, sung in a sonorous bass voice, rose grandly through the suburban silence of the place.
At one period of his career, before the influence of his uncle Henry had placed him in the London and Suburban Bank, Owen had been an actor.
An audacious burglary and dastardly assault have been committed on the premises of the City and Suburban Bank in Sloane Street, W.