Definition for urban

adjective as in city

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Impact-focused OZ investment is not restricted to urban communities.

From Fortune

In fact, human-food sources accounted for as much as 60 to 75 percent of what urban coyotes ate.

A large chunk of the fine particulate matter pollution in urban areas—ranging from 20 to 70 percent—is secondary organic aerosols, or SOAs.

What’s more, these districts are similar in that they are relatively racially diverse and urban, which partly explains progressives’ success here.

For instance, there’s Margaret Anadu, head of Goldman Sachs’s urban investment group.

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We see detoxing as a path to transcendence, a symbol of modern urban virtue and self-transformation through abstinence.

In the wee hours of Christmas morning, a flight deal was shared in an exclusive Facebook group for urban travelers.

Young, hip, urban millennials are using tools like Instagram to become one of the fastest growing travel markets.

His New Deal Coalition brought together Southerners, Northern ethnic minorities, and urban blacks under the same banner.

The former provides entrepreneurial training and educational programs for youths from low-income urban areas around the world.

Urban property and lands were assessed at values far beyond those at which the owners truly estimated them.

Today in the cities, and particularly in the quickly growing urban areas, there are different conditions.

But what, in the name of the great prince, is the meaning of her declining the urban expedition?

I could find no solution, unless it be that instinctive belief of a city-bred civilization that all joys are urban.

At sight of him Urban smiled again, and would have spoken; for he recognized the great Duke.


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On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to urban, such as: civic, civil, downtown, metropolitan, burghal, and central.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.