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 Meanings and Examples of URBAN
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urban
 a.  metropolitan; of or in a city or town
Classic Sentence:
1  The clerk was flippant and urban.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
2  She noted that his nails were jagged and ill-shaped from his habit of cutting them with a pocket-knife and despising a nail-file as effeminate and urban.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  She was the more rustic in her effort to appear urban.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
4  Finally he decided to extend his visits beyond the urban boundaries by going and calling upon landowners Manilov and Sobakevitch, seeing that he had promised on his honour to do so.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II
5  Nor were the President of the Local Council and the Postmaster overlooked; until the company had run through the whole list of urban officials.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II
6  "Anyhow he gives large parties," said Jordan, changing the subject with an urbane distaste for the concrete.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
7  He had a quiet toneless voice and urbane manners and on a finger of his plump clean hand he displayed at moments a signet ring.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
8  Donovan took leave of them urbanely.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
Example Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  China's fashion conscious urban young are developing a growing appetite for the cool white look of platinum jewellery.
2  Donna Redmond planted the first seeds of urban farm when she couldn't find fresh produce nearby.
3  Kenneth Cole, the American designer known for his modern, urban aesthetic, is hawking $35 T-shirts.
4  Worker mobility also appears to be constrained by rapid urbanization which has resulted in exorbitant urban housing prices and rents.
5  He said that at least 10 rebels were killed and more than 30 wounded in fierce urban warfare.
6  In the last few months, the big cats have increasingly emerged from the forest and into the urban jungle, killing twenty-two people including children.
7  A small urban park in the downtown area has been hosting innovative contemporary sculpture installations since 1981.
8  Crack cocaine has had a pernicious effect on urban society: it has destroyed families, turned children into drug dealers, and increased the spread of violent crimes.
9  In the 1960s urban churches suffered from attrition as members moved from the cities to the suburbs.
10  Here many of the skyscrapers are abandoned, leaving squatters, crime and urban decay.
11  Write a report that investigates the impact of the heat island on urban climatic conditions and the potential for larger scale or even global impacts.
12  The transition from a rural agrarian to an urban lifestyle merits applying the term revolutionary to the process of industrialization.
13  He explained the yellow fever epidemic as a providential act to discourage urban growth.
14  His analysis of urban use of agricultural land has been proved essentially correct.
15  He submitted his proposal for urban development to the city council.