- bedroom suburb
- bedroom suburb,U.S. a suburb inhabited by persons who work all day in the city and spend only the night at home.
* * *a town that people live in and from where they travel to work in a bigger town or city
Recently people have moved from the city centres to suburbs or dormitory towns.See also: ↑bedroom community
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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bedroom suburb. — See dormitory suburb. * * * … Universalium
bedroom suburb. — See dormitory suburb … Useful english dictionary
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
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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 [ [http://books.google.com/books?id=uULJlcYkJ1oC 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