I. adjective Date: 1836 1. of, relating to, or located in the lower part or business center of a city 2. hip, trendy <
downtown music
downtown adverb II. noun Date: 1845 the lower part of a city; especially the main business district • downtowner noun

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  • downtown — [[t]da͟ʊntaʊn[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Downtown places are in or towards the centre of a large town or city, where the shops and places of business are. [mainly AM] office in downtown Chicago. Ant: uptown ADV: ADV after v, be ADV Downtown is also an …   English dictionary

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