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Pronunciation: /ˈɜːrbən; ˈɜːbən/

Translation of urban in Spanish:


  • [Geography/Geografía] [area/community] urbano; [life] urbano, en las urbes urban studies estudios (masculine plural) de urbanismo 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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