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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.
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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
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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]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.suburban - relating to or characteristic of or situated in suburbs; "suburban population"
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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
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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
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suburban

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

[səˈbɜːbn] adjsuburbano/a, periferico/a
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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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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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