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- [usually before noun]
connected with a town or city 城市的；都市的；城镇的
WordfinderTopics Geographyb2, Buildingsb2
urban and rural communities 城市和农村社区 urban areas/centres 城市地区/中心 the urban environment/landscape 城市环境/景观 urban development (= the process of building towns and cities or making them larger) 城市发展 urban renewal/regeneration (= the process of improving the buildings, etc. in the poor parts of a town or city) 城市更新 efforts to control urban sprawl (= the spread of city buildings into the countryside) 控制城市蔓延的努力 The urban poor feel betrayed by everyone. 城市贫民觉得被所有人背叛了。 urban life 城市生活 the urban population 城市人口 people of earlier generations who had not grown up in an urban setting 没有在城市环境中长大的前几代人 the efficient use of urban space 城市空间的有效利用 key principles of urban design 城市设计的关键原则
- [only before noun]
connected with types of music such as rhythm and blues, reggae, soul, etc. that are played by black musicians 都市音乐的，城市音乐的（如节奏布鲁斯音乐、雷盖音乐） today’s urban music scene 当今的城市音乐圈 urban radio shows 城市音乐广播节目
Word Originearly 17th cent.: from Latin urbanus, from urbs, urb- ‘city’.