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  • adj. comparative form of urban: more urban
  • adj. comparative form of urbane: more urbane

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Examples

  • His hard level tone contrasted strongly with the urbaner manner of the admiral.

    In Clive's Command A Story of the Fight for India

  • So far as he had been a partizan at all in his pictures of life he had sided with “the world” in its compacter, urbaner phases as against uncivilized crudity and cruelty.

    Chapter 8. Henry James

  • Later, the mind of the youth perceives that the writer of Jacob’s history has a tribal mind and supposes throughout that for the advancement of his tribe many things are permissible and even admirable which a later and urbaner mind rejects as detestably sharp practice.

    VIII. On Reading the Bible (I)

  • Jacob's history has a tribal mind and supposes throughout that for the advancement of his tribe many things are permissible and even admirable which a later and urbaner mind rejects as detestably sharp practice.

    On The Art of Reading

  • Why, there hain't no tellin 'how much helpfuler he wuz than common folks, and urbaner.

    Sweet Cicely — or Josiah Allen as a Politician

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