bedroom suburb.

bedroom suburb.

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  • bedroom community — bedroom com.munity also bedroom .suburb n AmE a place where people live but that does not have many businesses, so that people have to go to another town or city to work British Equivalent: dormitory town …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bedroom community — bedroom com munity or ,bedroom suburb noun count AMERICAN a place from where many people travel to a town to work …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bedroom community — noun a community where many commuters live • Hypernyms: ↑suburb, ↑suburbia, ↑suburban area * * * ˈbedroom community [bedroom community] (also ˈbedro …   Useful english dictionary

  • bedroom community — noun An urban community that is primarily residential, from which most of the workforce commutes out to earn their livelihood; often a suburb of a nearby metropolis that workers travel to daily …   Wiktionary

  • bedroom — 1 / bedrUm, ru:m/ noun (C) 1 a room for sleeping in: a hotel with 50 bedrooms 2 make/have bedroom eyes to show that you are sexually attracted to someone 2 adjective a bedroom suburb is a place from which people travel to a city to work every… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • suburb — [n] neighborhood outside of but reliant on nearby large city bedroom community*, burb*, country, countryside, environs, fringe, hamlet, hinterland, outlying area, outpost, outskirts, precinct, purlieu, residential area, slub, suburbia, village;… …   New thesaurus

  • Suburb — Suburbs are commonly defined as residential areas on the outskirts of a city or large town. Most suburbs in the U.S. are commuter towns with a prevalence of detached [ [ Land Development Calculations]… …   Wikipedia

  • suburb — noun a fast growing suburb just west of Albany you ll need a car if you move to the suburbs Syn: residential area, dormitory area, bedroom community, commutershed, commuter belt, exurb; (suburbs) suburbia, the burbs …   Thesaurus of popular words

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