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inner city

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Definition of inner city in English:

noun

[usually as modifier]
The area near the centre of a city, especially when associated with social and economic problems: inner-city areas
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  • Demographers have begun to note movements of black people from inner-city areas to leafier suburbs as they become more affluent.
  • Racial problems had been restricted to inner-city areas in a few large cities.
  • Many of these surplus places are in the inner-city area with the highest levels of social deprivation.

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