Definition of 'big city'
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And in many big cities the cost to taxpayers is much higher. The Sun (2008)We are the third biggest city in the country. Times, Sunday Times (2011)With offices in many big cities he is only too aware of the risks the world is constantly facing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It expected to roll these out to all the big cities in the country by the end of the year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)THIS is one of the country 's biggest cities and a favourite destination for tourists. The Sun (2008)In the books, Bath is the big city with the bright lights. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Bright lights, bigger city? Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Trends of 'big city'
Used Occasionally. big city is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'big city'
British English: big city NOUN
the big city The big city is used to refer to a large city which seems attractive to someone because they think there are many exciting things to do there.
...a country girl who dreams of the big city and bright lights.
Definition of big city from the Collins English Dictionary
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