[ ur-buh-nahyt ]
/ ˈɜr bəˌnaɪt /
a resident of a city or urban community.
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dweller, settler, colonist, inmate, occupant, citizen, inhabitant, local, tenant, native, voter, civilian, resident, national, taxpayer, villager, lodger, incumbent, lessee, denizen
Origin of urbanite
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/ (ˈɜːbəˌnaɪt) /
a resident of an urban community; city dweller
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