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Synonyms for urban
ˈɜr bən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. urban(adj)

    relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area

    "urban sociology"; "urban development"

    Antonyms:
    folksy, pastoral, arcadian, bucolic, rustic, agrarian, agrestic, agricultural, countrified, countryfied, campestral, hobnailed, country-style, rural, farming(a), cracker-barrel, country-bred, homespun

  2. urban(adj)

    located in or characteristic of a city or city life

    "urban property owners"; "urban affairs"; "urban manners"

    Antonyms:
    agrestic, homespun, cracker-barrel, folksy, pastoral, arcadian, rustic, countryfied, countrified, agricultural, campestral, farming(a), country-style, agrarian, bucolic, hobnailed, rural, country-bred

Wiktionary

  1. urban(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    rural, bucolic

  2. urban(adjective)

    , rather rare in English.

    Antonyms:
    bucolic, rural

  3. urban(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    bucolic, rural

How to pronounce urban?

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Daniel
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How to say urban in sign language?

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How to use urban in a sentence?

  1. Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum:

    It is about healthy urban planning - whereby your urban design, and your water and sanitation services all take into account the health risks and opportunities that arise.

  2. Rodney Davis:

    What may work in an urban area may not work in an rural area.

  3. Mark Muro:

    In terms of long term growth, most of the trends are oriented toward the biggest, densest cities with the highest education levels, redder places are growing, but there are still structural challenges that they face. The bluer, more urban places are better positioned to participate in the global economy.

  4. President Tayyip Erdogan:

    We will not only cleanse the cities of terrorists but, through urban regeneration, (eliminate) conditions that have allowed them to act.

  5. Riziki Shemdoe:

    Public authorities have the duty to plan and monitor how urban development is evolving, unfortunately this job is getting too hard for them, planners need to have a broad vision of development, taking into account the need of working classes, and the understanding of the sociology of the poor.


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