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synonyms for favela

  • Bowery
  • ghetto
  • red-light district
  • skid road
  • tenderloin
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How to use favela in a sentence

That movement led to the country’s Supreme Court banning police raids on the country’s favelas during the pandemic unless necessary — though President Jair Bolsonaro’s government has disregarded the ruling.
HOW GEORGE FLOYD’S MURDER SPARKED CHANGETOYLOY BROWN IIIMAY 26, 2021OZY
One of the dead was a police officer, the rest lived in the favela.
A DEADLY POLICE RAID IN RIO SHOW HOW BOLSONARO'S POLICIES ARE WREAKING HAVOC IN BRAZILDAVID MIRANDAMAY 8, 2021TIME
In the 20th century, the Brazilian government attempted to eradicate favelas and replace them with more formal public housing, but the bulldozers could not keep up with the massive urban migration that made these settlements swell.
RIO DE JANEIRO IS MAKING A DIGITAL MAP OF ONE OF BRAZIL’S LARGEST FAVELASFÁBIO DUARTE, CARLO RATTI, WASHINGTON FAJARDOAPRIL 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Que lindo this song is for those who love to have good vibes inside their favelas.
THE FUNK IS FOREVER WHEN IT COMES TO KALISWAYBRANDE VICTORIANAPRIL 23, 2021ESSENCE.COM
Athayde’s attempts at building favela youth into a political force haven’t really taken off.
WHERE IS THE NEXT MLK?SEAN CULLIGANAPRIL 9, 2021OZY
Among the most dangerous areas are the narrow streets of the city’s favelas, where more than a million people currently live.
THE APPS KEEPING RIO’S RESIDENTS SAFE FROM STRAY BULLETSNIALL FIRTHNOVEMBER 26, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Users can subscribe to receive updates whenever they are heading toward a zone considered dangerous—such as a favela that’s known to have had recent shootings, or one that is currently contested by gangs.
THE APPS KEEPING RIO’S RESIDENTS SAFE FROM STRAY BULLETSNIALL FIRTHNOVEMBER 26, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
She is currently at work on a third book, about the displacement and dispersal Rio’s favela population suffered during that city’s 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympics.
BRINGING THE MARGIN TO THE CENTERKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 20, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The high school kids who broke it were Brazilian Linux hackers who lived in a favela -- a kind of squatter's slum.
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WORDS RELATED TO FAVELA

  • Bowery
  • favela
  • ghetto
  • red-light district
  • skid road
  • tenderloin
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.