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1. The suburbs.
a. Suburbanites considered as a group.
b. Suburbanites considered as a cultural class.
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1. (Human Geography) suburbs or the people living in them considered as an identifiable community or class in society
2. (Sociology) suburbs or the people living in them considered as an identifiable community or class in society
3. (Sociology) the life, customs, etc, of suburbanites
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(səˈbɜr bi ə)

1. suburbs or suburbanites collectively.
2. the social or cultural aspects of life in suburbs.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suburbia - a residential district located on the outskirts of a citysuburbia - 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"
2.suburbia - suburbanites considered as a cultural class or subculture
subculture - a social group within a national culture that has distinctive patterns of behavior and beliefs
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ضَواحي المَدينَه، سُكّان الضَّواحي
okrajové čtvrti
külvárosok és elõvárosok


[səˈbɜːrbiə] nla banlieue
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n (usu pej)die Vororte pl; to live in suburbiaam Stadtrand wohnen; that’s typical of suburbia!typisch Spießbürger!
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[səˈbɜːbɪə] nperiferia, sobborghi mpl
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(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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