Definition of 'suburb'
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Walk through any suburb of any town or city and it is visible. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Whole suburbs are plunged into darkness because there is not enough electricity generation capacity. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The leafy suburbs and rural areas also have their fill of young people using drugs. Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)They are far more likely to be the shopping centre or the suburb where the target lives. The Sun (2014)Look from a train as you speed through the suburbs and towns. Times, Sunday Times (2014)More people move from inner cities to suburbs and rural areas. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In fact the largest growth of ethnic minority groups is in the suburbs and towns. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And when does a suburb become a town? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The serious split is between cities and their affluent suburbs versus the outer towns and much of the countryside. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You'll notice the first when you want to do anything other than drive through leafy suburbs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Location We are in a leafy suburb with a short train ride to the city. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Obviously costly cars like the Mercedes will be found in city centres or wealthier suburbs? Times, Sunday Times (2006)The industrial suburb four miles north of Liverpool is one of the most deprived parts of the country. The Sun (2012)More than 200 armed officers swooped on homes in the western suburbs of the city around dawn yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Coming in from our affluent suburb, it was a rare mass exposure to people who lived in the city proper. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In many instances this is because there is strong demand for cheaper properties from local buyers priced out of the more affluent suburbs and city centre. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He also deduced that she had lived in London's northern suburbs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)All around the city 's eastern suburbs, reinforcements are being brought in. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The final stretch passes through leafy inner suburbs then through Ealing Common. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And those families, nascent or mature, tend to live in leafy suburbs. Home-ownership - differentiation and fragmentation (1990)She rented a house in a suburb north of Mombasa and detectives think she rented a flat in Nairobi. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For families on a tighter budget, or those looking for a quieter life, the best options are suburbs north and east of the city centre. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'suburb'
British English: suburb /ˈsʌbɜːb/ NOUN
The suburbs of a city are the areas on the edge of it where people live.
She was born in the suburbs.
- American English: suburb
- Arabic: ضَاحِيَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: subúrbio
- Chinese: 郊区
- Croatian: predgrađe
- Czech: předměstí
- Danish: forstad
- Dutch: voorstad
- European Spanish: barrio residencial
- Finnish: esikaupunki
- French: banlieue
- German: Vorort
- Greek: προάστιο
- Italian: sobborgo
- Japanese: 郊外
- Korean: 교외
- Norwegian: forstad
- Polish: przedmieście
- European Portuguese: subúrbio
- Romanian: suburbie
- Russian: пригород
- Spanish: barrio residencial
- Swedish: förort
- Thai: ชานเมือง
- Turkish: banliyö
- Ukrainian: околиці
- Vietnamese: ngoại ô
Definition of suburb from the Collins English Dictionary
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