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Synonyms for urban
ˈɜr bənur·ban

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  1. urbanadjective

    rural, bucolic

  2. urbanadjective

    , rather rare in English.

    bucolic, rural

  3. urbanadjective

    bucolic, rural

Princeton's WordNet

  1. urbanadjective

    relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area

    "urban sociology"; "urban development"

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

  2. urbanadjective

    located in or characteristic of a city or city life

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

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

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  1. Marshall Shepherd:

    We have overlooked that some of the most dangerous warming is associated with increasingly intense heat waves plus urban heat, globally, more people live in cities and that trend will continue.

  2. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot:

    We're seeing similar kinds of numbers reported across the country in large urban centers, and the answer that we believe is right is because of the underlying conditions that people of color, particularly black folks, suffer from, whether it's diabetes, heart disease, upper respiratory illnesses.

  3. Anna Hakkarainen:

    Lapland is the antithesis to the urban hustle and bustle.

  4. Dave Alexander:

    I had heard rumors about these things not going bad, we live on a farm, and things that we grow here go bad regularly and I thought it was an urban legend.

  5. Jo Barnes:

    Perhaps it is not surprising that profit margins take precedence over public health, but with transport emissions the main contributor to urban air pollution, resulting in nearly 10,000 early deaths a year in London alone ... the public should be utterly outraged.

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