Entry from US English dictionary
A cosmopolitan city, with resident and visiting foreigners.
- The mayor has got to decide which means more to him: London as a big business-dominated world city, or London as a sustainable city.
- London is hyper-diverse, a world city in every sense.
- Hong Kong has branded itself as ‘Asia's world city.’
For editors and proofreaders
Syllabification: world ci·ty
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