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Definition of 'suburban'

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The hotel is in an upscale suburban area surrounded by golf courses and country clubs. Christianity Today (2000)His house is easy to spot in the suburban street. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The ringleaders are said to have spent their cash on plush suburban homes and luxury cars. The Sun (2006)Surveys by volunteers show that sparrows in urban and suburban areas have fared worst. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Deer which carry ticks are also increasingly encroaching in suburban areas. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Surveys made it overwhelmingly clear that most people wanted to live in a suburban house with a garden. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The key home trends of this century have begun in the deluxe sector and filtered down to suburban streets. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They were lured to a suburban house - where teams of detectives were lying in wait. The Sun (2007)Once you breed, you are expected to find a suburban house with a garden. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Details of the suburban lives of the alleged Russian agents continued to emerge. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We pull up to his middle-class suburban home. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The road thereafter was a narrow, typically suburban street. Stewart, Bob (Lt-Col) Broken Lives (1993)She is thought to have lived with her grandson in her suburban semi-detached home. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But close by, more suburban streets offer good value. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Take the average suburban couple. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The houses are distinctly suburban. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A well-to-do suburban couple are bickering over dinner preparations. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Like last week when I parked outside the suburban home of a friend. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A group of suburban husbands live out their fantasies of frontier life in this affable, blokey comedy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He lives in suburban Connecticut. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is, if you live in this vast suburban sprawl, no point having a nice car. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Oddly enough, they look like a very nice suburban couple - they do not seem ostentatious or flamboyant. The Sun (2010)

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Translations for 'suburban'

British English: suburban /səˈbɜːbn/ ADJECTIVE
Suburban means relating to a suburb.
...a suburban shopping centre.
  • American English: suburban
  • Arabic: نِسْبَةٌ إِلى الضَّاحِيَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: suburbano
  • Chinese: 郊外的
  • Croatian: prigradski
  • Czech: předměstský
  • Danish: forstads-
  • Dutch: voorstedelijk
  • European Spanish: suburbano
  • Finnish: esikaupunki-
  • French: de banlieue
  • German: vorstädtisch
  • Greek: προαστιακός
  • Italian: suburbano
  • Japanese: 郊外の
  • Korean: 교외의
  • Norwegian: forstads-
  • Polish: podmiejski
  • European Portuguese: suburbano
  • Romanian: suburban
  • Russian: пригородный
  • Spanish: suburbano
  • Swedish: förortsaktig
  • Thai: นอกเมือง
  • Turkish: banliyö
  • Ukrainian: приміський
  • Vietnamese: thuộc ngoại ô

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