Definition of 'inner city'
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No one disputes that the need for new housing can be as acute in rural areas as in inner cities. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the inner cities the figure was 7.1 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Once a scourge of the inner city, heroin use has spread to deprived rural areas and small towns. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We were finishing five years of difficult but fulfilling ministry in the inner city. Christianity Today (2000)Those who lack specialized skills are likely to be left behind in declining inner cities. Sociology (1995)Dental health issues are at their worst in inner cities. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And summer in the inner city is a very different affair. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The people in inner cities who are in most need will have the lowest tier of service. Times, Sunday Times (2011)More people move from inner cities to suburbs and rural areas. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Many of the attacks are fuelled by alcohol as inner cities and towns are plagued by binge drinking. The Sun (2006)Some could serve in inner cities, rebuilding abandoned housing. Peril and Promise: A Commentary on America (1990)For many young people in inner cities, there is no alternative to the comparative safety of gang life. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Does that mean reductions for people in inner city war zones where they can't sleep nightly gun battles? The Sun (2007)But last month the inner city finally came to call, and the country was shocked by what it saw. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I ask him if this means formal education is no longer an avenue for young people from inner cities. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One of his roles was to provide an edge of concern for the inner city to the new Southwark ordination course. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In his new job, he will be using this experience when he works on urban renewal projects in inner cities. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Now that their London base is finished, how would the couple sum up their new inner city lifestyle? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The great pop groups tend to come from our inner cities - the bigger and more febrile the city, the better. Times, Sunday Times (2011)THE Duchess of Cornwall wins two new fans as she visits a new inner city riding centre that she supports yesterday. The Sun (2011)Of course we must win over the middle classes, but not at the price of people in the inner city thinking Labour no longer speaks for them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Locals continue to stream out of inner-city areas to flee the fighting. The Sun (2016)More than 50 teachers and governors from inner-city schools spoke to the official government inquiry on condition of anonymity. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In the inner-city schools in particular some of them have a really tough life at home. The Sun (2015)They are as likely to be seen in quiet suburban roads as they are in inner-city areas. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Now inner-city public housing is sold off. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was also credited with one of the first inner-city regeneration programmes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Five years ago lunch at this inner-city school was an ordeal rather than a pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But the population of derelict inner-city areas continues to decline. Remaking Planning: the politics of urban change in the Thatcher years (1989)In voluntary controlled inner-city schools and initially they were required to have a business sponsor or other partner. Times, Sunday Times (2014)London councils are predicting that the plan will lead to a purge of the poor from inner-city areas. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It helps them look at their own environment in a new light and to understand issues such as inner-city regeneration. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Labour introduced these to replace failing inner-city schools and initially they were required to have a business sponsor or other partner. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A political emphasis on inner-city regeneration has also played a role. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We do not back security guards and metal detectors, aside from in the most troubled inner-city schools. The Sun (2014)The recent riots have focused attention on inner-city poverty, but the countryside is also suffering badly in the downturn. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Used Occasionally. inner city is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'inner city'
British English: inner city NOUN
The inner city is the poor areas near the centre of a big city.
...helping kids deal with the fear of living in the inner city.
- American English: inner city
- Brazilian Portuguese: aglomeração urbana
- Chinese: 市中心区大城市的
- European Spanish: barrios deprimidos del centro de una ciudad
- French: quartiers déshérités
- German: Innenstadt
- Italian: quartieri poveri del centro
- Japanese: インナーシティー大都市内の貧困地域
- Korean: 도심의 빈민지역
- European Portuguese: aglomeração urbana
- Spanish: barrios deprimidos del centro de una ciudad
Definition of inner city from the Collins English Dictionary
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