- affecting the quality of urban life: such quality-of-life crimes as fare-beating and graffiti writing.
Origin of quality-of-life
First recorded in 1940–45
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Examples from the Web for quality-of-life
Unlike steroids, which make a guy crazy, HGH is mostly a quality-of-life downer.Is HGH, Allegedly Alex Rodriguez’s Drug of Choice, Really So Bad?
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Other opponents say that cruise ships are a quality-of-life issue.Are Cruise Ships Damaging Venice?
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