Definitions

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  • adj. Partially urban.

Etymologies

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semi- +‎ urban

Examples

  • It seems to me that bin Laden is somewhere in some sort of semiurban setting, judging by how well informed he is.

    CNN Transcript Dec 16, 2004

  • People from urban or even semiurban areas are always amazed—and sometimes terrified—when I tell them this, but it still seems perfectly normal to me.

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  • Government had also ordered a massive and rapid expansion of the banks into rural and semiurban areas in the name of helping the poor and economically disadvantaged farmers.

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  • Within six months after taking over as the manager of a medium-size, semiurban branch of the state-owned bank, he had appointed an “untouchable” to the job of water-carrier in the bank.

    Strategic Management in Developing Countries Case Studies

  • Such power failures not only used to hamper the studies of children but also affected the economic activities in the semiurban and rural areas.

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  • Regarding GD there were 2 panel members and the topic was "Are rural and semiurban youth more committed towards growth than metros"

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  • Interestingly, the only item for which VAT has been reduced is 'bhang' - a popular intoxicant in semiurban and rural areas.

    India eNews

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