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American English: /ˈərbən/
British English: /ˈəːb(ə)n/

Translation of urban in Spanish:


  • (Geography)
    en las urbes
    urban studies urban warfare
    la guerrilla urbana
    a program of urban renewal
    un programa de remodelación urbana
    the urban poor
    los pobres de las ciudades
    Example sentences
    • Dublin was the earliest of the Irish towns to take on urban characteristics.
    • The growth of large civilisations has meant that large cities and urban areas have been built in many parts of the world.
    • Apart from such forest types one can see this tree in urban and suburban areas close to the city, he adds.

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