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suburb noun

ADJ. outer, outlying | inner | northern, southern, etc. | Berlin, Tokyo, etc. | affluent, comfortable, exclusive, prosperous, smart, wealthy | poor | middle-class, working-class | respectable | pleasant | leafy, quiet | grey | industrial, residential | sprawling out beyond the sprawling suburbs

VERB + SUBURB move out to As soon as we can afford it, we'll move out to the suburbs.

SUBURB + VERB grow The middle-class suburbs are growing fast.

PREP. from the ~s For a child from the suburbs, a trip to the city was a great adventure. | in a/the ~ She's renting in some grey suburb of Birmingham. | in the ~s Many people work in the centre but live in the suburbs.