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suburbia

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sociology
suburbiasub‧ur‧bi‧a /səˈbɜːbiə $ -ˈbɜːr-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 SSAREAsuburbs in general, and the behaviour, opinions, and ways of living that are typical of people who live there – often used to show disapproval 🔊 middle-class suburbia
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suburbiaNot too far outside London, this place, but well beyond suburbia and fairly deep into lush greenery.It is established: He hates suburbia.Their dream is to own a home in suburbia.Equal parts amusing and excruciating to watch, this self-indulgent sojourn in suburbia is certainly no Defending Your Life.In Annie's own youth Ruth would have been a swot in suburbia.Out there in suburbia, labor is very, very still.Perhaps his arid years in suburbia had blunted his ability to love and be loved.Raccoons no longer trapped for their fur, have invaded suburbia around Washington and a few have recently been found to be rabid.City expansion has increased local property tax revenues and has thwarted some flight to suburbia.
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