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synonyms for slum

  • blighted area
  • public squalor
  • run-down neighborhood
  • shanty town
  • skid row
  • tenement housing
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More than a thousand homes, drainage chambers, community toilets, help centers, and drinking water tanks in the slum now have plus codes.
SLUM DWELLERS IN INDIA GET UNIQUE DIGITAL ADDRESSESSHOMA ABHYANKARAPRIL 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Until recently, Dashrath shared a common address with everyone around her—that of the slum itself.
SLUM DWELLERS IN INDIA GET UNIQUE DIGITAL ADDRESSESSHOMA ABHYANKARAPRIL 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It will add more urban residents by 2050 than any other country, according to a 2014 UN estimate, and its slums are growing faster than its cities.
SLUM DWELLERS IN INDIA GET UNIQUE DIGITAL ADDRESSESSHOMA ABHYANKARAPRIL 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
According to estimates, more than half of Nairobi’s four million people live in informal settlements, sometimes called slums.
A DIRTY AND GROWING PROBLEM: TOO FEW TOILETSSTEPHANIE PARKERSEPTEMBER 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The volunteers of the organisation provide a training program under which these women from slums, villages, govt.
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I, followed the fates of my little slum-boys—and what I saw was that Tammany Hall was getting them.
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Many are the shocking sights and sad experiences I have witnessed in street and slum work.
PRISONS AND PRAYER: OR A LABOR OF LOVEELIZABETH RYDER WHEATON
This slum must be our rendezvous when all's over; for hark ye, my lads, I'll not budge an inch till Luke Bradley be set free.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
Puffs of energy had raised high buildings over there; over there an eccentric subsidence had left behind it a slum.
THE WOMEN OF TOMORROWWILLIAM HARD
In nine cases out of ten they are lads of normal impulses whose possibilities have all been smothered by the slum.
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WORDS RELATED TO SLUM

  • hole
  • hovel
  • joint
  • mess
  • pigpen
  • pigsty
  • shack
  • shanty
  • slum
  • sty
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