[ US /ˈɝbən/ ]
[ UK /ˈɜːbən/ ]
  1. relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
    urban sociology
    urban development
  2. located in or characteristic of a city or city life
    urban property owners
    urban affairs
    urban manners
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How To Use urban In A Sentence

  • This does not exclude the existence of pockets of the urban population with unrealized homosexual desires.
  • Urban guerrillas detonated a car bomb in front of the company's headquarters.
  • Sometimes he goes to watch birds in the suburban marshes, where more rare species can be found.
  • The stores, usually located in suburban shopping centers, target middle-class consumers with brand-name clothing, accessories and furniture.
  • Burbank worked out in his mind and by actual experiments _distinctive methods_ of development -- _development and changes along particular, definite lines. Certain Success
  • Given the complexities and plural nature of urban development other agencies must be closely involved.
  • He appears, at first sight, to be very like his urbane television character, the radio psychiatrist Dr Frasier Crane.
  • On the basis of the existing study we tries to resurvey and explore the urban inclusion of peasant workers using the perspective of social exclusion.
  • The calced Augustinians also made their elections -- but not so quickly that we could avoid sending to them to remind them not to allow the disturbances of other times to occur in their chapter -- by having made them beforehand through their devotion to the outgoing provincial, who managed the succession for another as worthy as he. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 24 of 55 1630-34 Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and Their Peoples, Their History and Records of the Catholic Missions, As Related in Contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, Showing t
  • Trichuris was more prevalent in urban children, Ascaris and hookworm were more common in rural children, and hookworm was particularly rare in the urban area.
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