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city

  
  ( cities    plural  ) A city is a large town.      n-count  
...the city of Bologna., ...a busy city centre.     


big city     
The big city is used to refer to a large city which seems attractive to someone because they think there are many exciting things to do there, and many opportunities to earn a lot of money.      n-sing   the N  
...a country girl who dreams of the big city and bright lights.     
City     
The City is the part of London where many important financial institutions have their main offices. People often refer to these financial institutions as the City.      n-proper   the N  
...a foreign bank in the City..., The City fears that profits could fall.     
city centre        ( city centres    plural  ) The city centre is the busiest part of a city, where most of the shops and businesses are.  
  (mainly BRIT)      n-count   oft the N  
There is high demand for city centre offices.     
city fathers      , City Fathers  
You can refer to the members of a city council or city's government as the city fathers.      n-plural  
The city fathers have just given final approval to a new stadium.     
city hall        ( city halls    plural  ) , City Hall   The city hall is the building which a city council uses as its main offices.      n-count; n-proper  
They massed in front of the city hall., ...at Sheffield City Hall.     
city slicker        ( city slickers    plural  ) If you refer to someone as a city slicker, you mean that they live and work in a city and are used to city life.  
INFORMAL      n-count  
...the city slickers in the capital.     
inner city        ( inner cities    plural  ) You use inner city to refer to the areas in or near the centre of a large city where people live and where there are often social and economic problems.      n-count  
...helping kids deal with the fear of living in the inner city...     
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City     
The City is the part of London where many important financial institutions have their main offices. People often refer to these financial institutions as the City.      n-proper   the N  
...a foreign bank in the City..., The City fears that profits could fall.     


big city     
The big city is used to refer to a large city which seems attractive to someone because they think there are many exciting things to do there, and many opportunities to earn a lot of money.      n-sing   the N  
...a country girl who dreams of the big city and bright lights.     
city     ( cities    plural  ) A city is a large town.      n-count  
...the city of Bologna., ...a busy city centre.     
city centre        ( city centres    plural  ) The city centre is the busiest part of a city, where most of the shops and businesses are.  
  (mainly BRIT)      n-count   oft the N  
There is high demand for city centre offices.     
city fathers      , City Fathers  
You can refer to the members of a city council or city's government as the city fathers.      n-plural  
The city fathers have just given final approval to a new stadium.     
city hall        ( city halls    plural  ) , City Hall   The city hall is the building which a city council uses as its main offices.      n-count; n-proper  
They massed in front of the city hall., ...at Sheffield City Hall.     
city slicker        ( city slickers    plural  ) If you refer to someone as a city slicker, you mean that they live and work in a city and are used to city life.  
INFORMAL      n-count  
...the city slickers in the capital.     
inner city        ( inner cities    plural  ) You use inner city to refer to the areas in or near the centre of a large city where people live and where there are often social and economic problems.      n-count  
...helping kids deal with the fear of living in the inner city...     

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Collins

city

  
1   
      n   conurbation, megalopolis, metropolis, municipality  
2   
      adj   civic, metropolitan, municipal, urban  

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adv.
1. in a remote area, an area in the countryside that is far from a town or city 2. in a town or city regarded as dull or unsophisticated
[Fig.];[Informal];[Disapproving] Syn.: In the backwoods, in the middle of nowhere.
n.
a water-storage area making the surrounding region fertile, or providing a city with its water supply.
[Tech.]
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