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slum-like Line breaks: slum-like

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Definition of slum-like in English:

adjective

(Of a place) squalid and overcrowded: the hardships of the poor dwelling in slum-like conditions
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  • The city is divided into eight sections ranging from slum-like to plush.
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. took up residence there during his 1966 campaign for fair housing, to highlight the slum-like conditions produced by poverty, unemployment and racism.
  • They have been corralled off in a small, slum-like corner of the city.

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