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noun [countable]     suburb pronunciation in British English
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  1. an area or town near a large city but away from its centre, where there are many houses, especially for middle-class people
    suburb of:

    Wanstead is a suburb of London.

    the suburbs:

    Once we have kids, we’ll probably move to the suburbs.

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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