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stockbroker belt

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Definition of stockbroker belt in English:

noun

British
An affluent residential area outside a large city.
Example sentences
  • A Surrey police spokeswoman said the crime happened on a quiet country road in the stockbroker belt, an area with a low crime rate, as the woman was driving home from an evening with friends in London.
  • The area includes the Tatton villages of Alderley Edge and Prestbury in what used to be the stockbroker belt; today the richest residents are just as likely to be soap stars, Premiership footballers - and their managers.
  • The father-of-six eagerly grasped the chance to own an eight-bedroom slice of British history; a mock Tudor pile with cottages, stables and swimming pool that has dominated the Surrey stockbroker belt for a century.

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