urban vs urbane

urban urbane


  • 1) One who belongs to or lives in a town or city.
  • 2) Characteristic of city life.
  • 3) Related to the (or any) city.
  • 4) Characteristic of the city or city life.
  • 5) Of, relating to, or located in a city.
  • 6) Belonging to, or suiting, those living in a city; cultivated; polite; urbane.
  • 7) See Predial servitude, under Servitude.
  • 8) Of or belonging to a city or town.
  • 9) relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
  • 10) located in or characteristic of a city or city life


  • 1) of a man Courteous, polite, refined, and suave.
  • 2) Polite, refined, and often elegant in manner.
  • 3) Courteous in manners; polite; refined; elegant.
  • 4) showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience


  • 1) DfID is funding training to bring people from farms to urban areas and prepare them for factory conditions.
  • 2) Consumers in rural Wales are more likely to own a mobile phone than those in urban areas.
  • 3) In urban areas especially, we can be surrounded by noise and activity but speak to no one.
  • 4) The threat was as equal in urban areas as rural ones, where creatures thrive in woods and long grass.
  • 5) Or it can be used to compare different areas, such as the difference in fire statistics between urban and rural areas.
  • 6) MILLIONS of families are wasting cash by listening to urban myths about heating, experts warn.
  • 7) Which means that the lightning appeared far away from its parent thunderstorm - and showed that a bolt from the blue is no urban myth.
  • 8) This is familiar to most Catholics, certainly in predominantly urban areas.
  • 9) In urban areas, the loss is owing to gardens that are too neat, an excess of buildings and perilous roads.
  • 10) What a perk of modern urban life that is.
  • 11) urban myths and solid anecdotes always go round about misbehaviour in theatres.
  • 12) Nor is the rural and suburban landscape as perfectly manicured as some urban dwellers think.
  • 13) The rich move away from urban centres as affluence increases.
  • 14) There are now more urban than rural foxes.
  • 15) The figures come as evidence emerged of rising gun crime in other urban areas.
  • 16) Wild animals are also spreading the menace to parks and urban spaces.
  • 17) Large urban areas have always spawned criminal gangs of various sorts.
  • 18) What controls can be exerted over undesirable urban uses of rural sites?
  • 19) This surplus made it possible to sustain urban populations that were not primarily engaged in farming.
  • 20) It is a ridiculous urban myth with an alarming number of followers.
  • 21) Many young urban dwellers choose not to own a car.
  • 22) Britain must put the bicycle at the centre of urban planning.
  • 23) It is also an offence to move an urban fox to a rural area.
  • 24) Potential building plots are harder to spot in urban areas.
  • 25) The site itself will reopen to the public as an urban park this summer.
  • 26) It has meant we have had an urban and a rural life.
  • 27) Another urban myth is that he would always stand in the shady part of the pitch.
  • 28) Is there a creature more sinister than the urban fox?
  • 29) The movement from agricultural areas to urban ones has had as a logical corollary the growth of the urban population.
  • 30) Understandably, the earliest sociologists had a deep mistrust of urban life.
  • 31) Detroit remains the embodiment of the American urban tragedy writ large.
  • 32) Similarly, urban dwellers often seek a small haven of the countryside in the town itself.
  • 33) A textbook on cities and urban life by a principal urban sociologist.
  • 34) In the early 1970s the policies evolved into the more fashionable growth centres programme which lead to the selective encouragement of urban centres.
  • 35) Finally, I should note that while I use the term urban tribe and its subcategories, in general young people in Mexico City reject identifying themselves in such terminologies—goth, rasta, etc.—even if they otherwise appear fully immersed in a specific subculture.
  • 36) The Dervaes assert that they are protecting a legitimate business interest, and that their trademark of the term "urban homesteading" prevents corporations from doing the same thing.
  • 37) Will they have to cede to the demands of the Dervaes Family to stop using the term "urban homestead?"
  • 38) Critics such as blogger Crunchy Chicken claim that this trademark is unenforceable, since the term "urban homestead" has been in use since at least the 1970s.
  • 39) An eco-enthusiast in Pasadena, Calif., recently trademarked the phrase "urban homestead" and is now warning the authors and publishers cranking out urban-homesteading how-to books not to tread on the turf he has tried to fence in.
  • 40) By 2015, academics had coined the phrase "urban neo-Victorian dystopia" to describe the dramatic social and spatial changes in the city they had begun to compare, with only a little exaggeration, with the London described by Charles Dickens 160 years earlier.
  • 41) The label urban fantasy. 15 years ago, urban fantasy was what we called stuff like Charles DeLint and the Borderlands series and all those rock 'n' roll elf stories.
  • 42) The term urban taliban is finding repeated expression on these pages and this term is not only distorting the issue but is also capable of creating confusions.
  • 43) ‘Dublin was the earliest of the Irish towns to take on urban characteristics.’
  • 44) ‘The growth of large civilisations has meant that large cities and urban areas have been built in many parts of the world.’
  • 45) ‘Apart from such forest types one can see this tree in urban and suburban areas close to the city, he adds.’
  • 46) ‘It is one of only two formal ways for members of the rural population to move to urban areas.’
  • 47) ‘The growth in population is part of the city council's urban development strategy.’
  • 48) ‘A massive migration from rural to urban areas characterized the twentieth century.’
  • 49) ‘The town was one of the six fastest growing urban areas in Ireland, according to the last census.’
  • 50) ‘If you compare the urban areas of the two towns, they have very similar funding levels.’
  • 51) ‘I'm becoming increasingly interested in urban design and town planning, mainly as a consumer.’
  • 52) ‘Ballina Town Council has drawn up new by-laws to amend speed limits on urban roads in the town.’
  • 53) ‘It sees the area around City Hall as a lake and the rest of the city as a vast urban park with shops, houses and a dramatic bridge of learning.’
  • 54) ‘He says the action is in the cities, where urban elites are the future of the country.’
  • 55) ‘It is a dense city with distinct urban cores, practical and delightful to traverse on foot.’
  • 56) ‘The city's own official urban designer, Sir Terry Farrell, called the scheme a disaster.’
  • 57) ‘We both grew up in the city and are urban girls who love the country.’
  • 58) ‘The masterplan for Bradford aims to breathe new life into the city through an urban park, a lake and wetlands.’
  • 59) ‘It may come as a surprise to city dwellers, but urban environments could be the ideal place for humans to live.’
  • 60) ‘We need to preserve places we can go to when we need to get away from the lunacy of urban, busy cities.’
  • 61) ‘The development would either be an urban extension of the town or a new village.’
  • 62) ‘They live in a suburb of Boston in a mansion that looks like an urban city library.’
  • 63) ‘They are also more tuned in to radio, listening some 22.6 hours per week, and often turn their dials to black gospel and urban contemporary stations.’
  • 64) ‘As a solo performer from the 1970s onwards, he's been one of the staples of urban contemporary music.’
  • 65) ‘For instance, if someone is listening to an urban contemporary station, the candidate advertisements should reflect the same format and use similar types of music.’
  • 66) ‘This is on urban contemporary radio stations, primarily.’
  • 67) ‘It's a fact that the UK's urban music scene produces blistering talent that just cannot be ignored.’
  • 68) ‘They're the ones bringing out the major stars, especially in urban music.’
  • 69) ‘Remember, many an urban music legend started out playing to their teddy bears.’
  • 70) ‘I think of all these styles as being forms of modern urban folk music.’
  • 71) ‘It was a crucible of new black urban music, influenced by American jazz.’
  • 72) ‘A lot of urban artists were being dropped and there was general confusion of viability of urban music.’
  • 73) ‘Unlike many urban albums The Diary of Alicia Keys is refreshing in its lack of featured artists.’
  • 74) ‘It's darker, more urban and a more personal record with the focus having shifted to one of song writing as well as tune making.’
  • 75) ‘With live bass and drums, synths and samples Tokyo specialise in squelchy electronica with a dark urban edge.’
  • 76) ‘The artist has developed a huge following for the way in which his urban sound fuses elements of R'n'B, rap and soul.’
  • 77) ‘It snowballed from pirates and urban stations to the mainstream shows it's getting played on now.’
  • 78) ‘He continues to set the standards that so many urban artists fail to reach.’
  • 79) ‘It may be more commercial than the urban sound of earlier tracks, but that's no bad thing.’
  • 80) ‘Based on sales, it explores the best in rock, urban, dance and indie music.’
  • 81) ‘Like most in the urban music scene Michael is frustrated by the lack of support shown to homegrown acts in the UK.’
  • 82) ‘This is a critical function that for me is missing from the more urban genres of music.’


  • 1) He seemed an urbane and charming man.
  • 2) He was charming, urbane and a superb artist.
  • 3) He continued to be much sought after as a speaker, delivering speeches that were elegant, witty and urbane.
  • 4) Carrie Vaughn just created the term urbane fantasy, I love it.
  • 5) A Mini is a car that is bandy, diminutive and urbane, which is to say, good on gas and easy to park.
  • 6) Bausch never succumbs to trippy New Age stuff that this set might suggest, however, and instead often engages her players in urbane games with tables and chairs and other hallmarks of daily life incongruous to the deep blue sea.
  • 7) Aziz became known as the urbane and kindly public face of Saddam's regime in the lead-up to the first Gulf War in 1991 and the allied invasion of 2003.
  • 8) Inevitably, it's somewhere between the two, and this year the emphasis is on what you'd have to call urbane, slightly retro funk-pop the very good Metronomy; headliners Two Door Cinema Club.
  • 9) Those who have met him recall his urbane charm, vigorous handshakes, jokes and contagious laughter, but also his short temper, especially towards "arrogant" journalists.
  • 10) The Parasol Protectorate series totally fits the idea of urbane fantasy.
  • 11) ‘Educated at one of Shanghai's top universities, he's urbane, articulate in English and works in a foreign law firm.’
  • 12) ‘It was a terrible thing to say, especially since he is an urbane man.’
  • 13) ‘He was urbane and charming as, indeed, are most members of the Sri Lankan ruling elite.’
  • 14) ‘He was urbane, witty, had impeccable taste and was by all accounts a great fan of the ladies.’
  • 15) ‘He has the two requisite characteristics: toughness and a smooth, urbane manner.’
  • 16) ‘He was impeccably dressed, unfailingly polite, urbane and sophisticated.’
  • 17) ‘This, you knew immediately, was the art of an urbane and worldly society that valued beauty, elegance and sophistication.’
  • 18) ‘Though she had known him less than two days, Dorethea considered Mr Shrewsbury to be wonderfully urbane and civilised.’
  • 19) ‘Their all-black uniforms complemented well the restaurant's suave and urbane ambience.’
  • 20) ‘Cary Grant, you will remember, was the sophisticated, urbane Englishman.’
  • 21) ‘At last, something has breached the barriers of the urbane politeness he seems to construct around himself these days.’
  • 22) ‘Some even remember him as being affable, urbane, ambitious - and confident with women.’
  • 23) ‘This is some of the most polite, urbane jazz I have heard for ages.’
  • 24) ‘Pat was cultured and urbane and had a wonderful sense of humour.’
  • 25) ‘Colleagues describe him as urbane and well connected.’
  • 26) ‘The true standout moments are not necessarily the most urbane.’
  • 27) ‘Black and white can also bring a touch of drama to dining and living rooms, where sideboards, screens and leather sofas can provide a touch of urbane chic.’
  • 28) ‘They were urbane as well as patriotic, superbly efficient in their work yet interested in the world outside government.’
  • 29) ‘And for all their alleged ironic detachment and urbane wit, they never got the joke.’
  • 30) ‘He was an urbane intellectual in a country terrorized by a primitive tribal thug and his loyal clansmen.’

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