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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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cosmopolitancos‧mo‧pol‧i‧tan1 /ˌkɒzməˈpɒlətən◂ $ ˌkɑːzməˈpɑː-/ adjective  1 SANRACEa cosmopolitan place has people from many different parts of the world – use this to show approval a vibrant cosmopolitan city a lively hotel with a cosmopolitan atmosphere2 EXPERIENCEDa cosmopolitan person, belief, opinion etc shows a wide experience of different people and places Brigitta has such a cosmopolitan outlook on life.
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cosmopolitanThey date and marry stars, dress in designer clothes, and are phenomenally rich and cosmopolitan.The thing I like most about living in London is that it's so cosmopolitan.The cosmopolitan city of Cagliari is only 25 miles away.Istanbul is a great cosmopolitan city, situated between East and West.She grew up in an apartment in a cosmopolitan district of Chicago.She describes her fascinating cosmopolitan friends, and peculiar little museums she knows about, and wonderful cheeses.The student body is cosmopolitan, including individuals from all continents.With its vintage cable cars and cosmopolitan restaurants, the city is brimming with urbane sophistication.Barcelona feels a lot more cosmopolitan than other Spanish cities.They lend the place a certain cosmopolitan tone.And next Wednesday sees probably the biggest and most cosmopolitan trade wine show ever staged in the province.Alexander, who speaks six languages, had a very cosmopolitan upbringing.
cosmopolitancosmopolitan2 noun [countable]  TRAVELsomeone who has travelled a lot and feels at home in any part of the world
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cosmopolitanOf course, better lounges and bartenders understand the classical value of martinis and cosmopolitans.Hassan is a French-speaking cosmopolitan.Locals were found to have more power than cosmopolitans.Vernacular cosmopolitans are compelled to make a tryst with cultural translation as an act of survival.
CosmopolitanCosmopolitan (also Cosmo infml --) trademark  a monthly magazine for women, which is produced in separate editions in the US, the UK, and many other countries. It is aimed at young modern independent women and deals with subjects such as fashion, work, and sex.
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