Definition of 'cosmopolitan'
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It has become more cosmopolitan and liberal and it is a great place to visit. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The bustling city makes a cosmopolitan contrast to the faraway spots visited earlier on the voyage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Here you could be in any cosmopolitan city in the world. The Sun (2013)In fact we welcome the contribution of both economic migrants and asylum seekers to our lively cosmopolitan culture. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are very relaxed, cosmopolitan people. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The more cosmopolitan a sport becomes, the more it changes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)London is a cosmopolitan city, where a player can easily lose himself. The Sun (2013)Brussels is one of the world's great cosmopolitan capitals. The Sun (2008)Britain's cosmopolitan capital is unlike the rest of the country. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This eye-opening documentary takes a tour of the cosmopolitan city, examining its history and cultural highlights. The Sun (2014)The abundance of overseas players is not just a reflection of a rich, cosmopolitan, successful league. Times, Sunday Times (2014)London was a cosmopolitan city full of foreigners, their wives and servants, who could go unnoticed for years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Although keen to emphasise the cosmopolitan nature of British gastronomy, she insisted that cucumber sandwiches still had their place. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Dublin was a very different place in those days, like a village, not the wonderful cosmopolitan city it is now. The Sun (2008)His family had arrived from Portugal some decades before, and had prospered in the relatively tolerant environment of this cosmopolitan trading city. CHRISTINA QUEEN OF SWEDEN: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric (2004)
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Translations for 'cosmopolitan'
British English: cosmopolitan ADJECTIVE
A cosmopolitan place or society is full of people from many different countries and cultures.
...a cosmopolitan city.
Definition of cosmopolitan from the Collins English Dictionary
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