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world city Syllabification: world ci·ty

Definition of world city in English:


A cosmopolitan city, with resident and visiting foreigners.
Example sentences
  • 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.’
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