Suburb

  • 1 Suburb — Une suburb est le nom donné aux États Unis pour décrire les banlieues périphériques relativement récentes des villes, composées de pavillons individuels entourés de jardins. Ces suburbs sont généralement très grandes et éloignées du centre, une… …

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  • 2 Suburb — Sub urb, n. [L. suburbium; sub under, below, near + urbs a city. See {Urban}.] 1. An outlying part of a city or town; a smaller place immediately adjacent to a city; in the plural, the region which is on the confines of any city or large town; as …

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  • 3 suburb — UK US /ˈsʌbɜːb/ noun [C] ► an area on the edge of a large town or city where people who work in the town or city often live: »The publishing company relocated out of central London to the suburbs. »She opened a new location in the Dallas suburb… …

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  • 4 suburb — mid 14c., residential area outside a town or city, from O.Fr. suburbe, from L. suburbium an outlying part of a city, from sub below, near (see SUB (Cf. sub )) + urbs (gen. urbis) city. An O.E. word for it was underburg. Close to crowds but just… …

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  • 5 suburb — [n] neighborhood outside of but reliant on nearby large city bedroom community*, burb*, country, countryside, environs, fringe, hamlet, hinterland, outlying area, outpost, outskirts, precinct, purlieu, residential area, slub, suburbia, village;… …

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  • 6 suburb — ► NOUN ▪ an outlying residential district of a city. DERIVATIVES suburban adjective suburbanite noun suburbanize (also suburbanise) verb. ORIGIN from Latin sub near to + urbs city …

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  • 7 suburb — [sub′ərb] n. [ME < L suburbium < sub , under, near + urbs (gen. urbis), town] 1. a district, esp. a residential district, on or near the outskirts of a city and often a separately incorporated city or town 2. [pl.] a region made up of such… …

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  • 8 Suburb — Suburbs are commonly defined as residential areas on the outskirts of a city or large town. Most suburbs in the U.S. are commuter towns with a prevalence of detached [ [http://books.google.com/books?id=uULJlcYkJ1oC Land Development Calculations]… …

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  • 9 suburb — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ outer, outlying ▪ inner, inner ring (AmE) ▪ northern, southern, etc. ▪ su …

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  • 10 suburb — sub|urb [ˈsʌbə:b US ə:rb] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: suburbium, from urbs city ] an area where people live which is away from the centre of a town or city ▪ a London suburb suburb of ▪ a suburb of Los Angeles ▪ a kid from the suburbs in …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 suburb */ — UK [ˈsʌbɜː(r)b] / US [ˈsʌˌbɜrb] noun [countable] Word forms suburb : singular suburb plural suburbs an area or town near a large city but away from its centre, where there are many houses, especially for middle class people suburb of: Wanstead is …

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  • 12 Suburb — Sub|urb auch: Su|burb 〈[sʌ̣bəb] f. 10〉 Vorstadt, Randbezirk [engl.] * * * Su|b|urb [ sʌbə:b ], die; , s [engl. suburb, ↑ Suburbia]: engl. Bez. für: Vorstadt. * * * Suburb   [ sʌbəːb; englisch, von gleichbedeutend lateinisch suburbium] …

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  • 13 suburb — n. 1) a fashionable; residential suburb 2) in the suburbs (to live in the suburbs) * * * [ sʌbɜːb] residential suburb a fashionable in the suburbs (to live in the suburbs) in the suburbs (to live in the suburbs) …

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  • 14 suburb — 01. They live in Dallas proper, not in the [suburbs]. 02. The little village that I grew up in is now just a [suburb] of a major city. 03. We used to live downtown, but we moved out to the [suburbs] about a year ago. 04. Since we moved out to… …

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  • 15 suburb — sub|urb [ sʌ,bɜrb ] noun count * an area or town near a large city but away from its center, where there are many houses, especially for middle class people: suburb of: Oak Park is a suburb of Chicago. the suburbs: Once we have kids, we ll… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 suburb — [[t]sʌ̱bɜː(r)b[/t]] suburbs 1) N COUNT: usu with supp, oft N of n A suburb of a city or large town is a smaller area which is part of the city or large town but is outside its centre. Anna was born in 1923 in Ardwick, a suburb of Manchester.… …

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  • 17 Suburb — Su|burb* [ sʌbə:b] die; , s <aus engl. suburb, dies aus lat. suburbium, vgl. ↑Suburbium> angloamerik. Bez. für Vorstadt …

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  • 18 suburb — noun (C) an area away from the centre of a town or city, where a lot of people live (+ of): Blackheath is a suburb of London. | the suburbs (=this type of area): a naive kid from the suburbs …

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  • 19 suburb — noun a fast growing suburb just west of Albany you ll need a car if you move to the suburbs Syn: residential area, dormitory area, bedroom community, commutershed, commuter belt, exurb; (suburbs) suburbia, the burbs …

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  • 20 suburb — priemiestis statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Teritorija, supanti miestą ir susijusi su juo glaudžiais ryšiais. atitikmenys: angl. outskirts; suburb vok. Vorstadt, f rus. предместье, n; пригород, m …

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