[ suh-bur-buh n ]
/ səˈbɜr bən /
pertaining to, inhabiting, or being in a suburb or the suburbs of a city or town.
characteristic of a suburb or suburbs.
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OTHER WORDS FROM suburbansub·ur·ban·ism, nounnon·sub·ur·ban, adjective, nounsem·i·sub·ur·ban, adjectiveun·sub·ur·ban, adjective
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Thus it was removed for the present from the contaminating contact of the "commuter" and all the commonness of suburbanism.Clark's Field|Robert Herrick
British Dictionary definitions for suburbanism
/ (səˈbɜːbən) /
of, relating to, situated in, or inhabiting a suburb or the suburbs
characteristic of or typifying a suburb or the suburbs
censorious narrow or unadventurous in outlook
another word for suburbanite
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