city

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'city', 'City': /ˈsɪti/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsɪti/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sitē)


Inflections of 'city' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": cities
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city

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. is a [big, small] city
  2. the city is too [big] for me
  3. [Paris] is the capital city of [France]
  4. is the [largest, biggest, richest] city in [Europe, the world]
  5. [goes, travels] from city to city
  6. is happening all over the city
  7. live in the (center of the) city
  8. live [directly, right] in the city
  9. am [going to, visiting] the city (tomorrow)
  10. regularly [commutes, travels] to the city
  11. commutes into the city every day
  12. get into the city by [car, bus, train, subway]
  13. [traffic, parking] is horrendous in the city
  14. were [150] [murders, thefts] in the city [last year]
  15. the city of [London]
  16. UK: works in the City
  17. a city of [ten] million [people, inhabitants, residents]
  18. the [bright lights, lure, money] of the city
n as adj
  1. (one of) the city's [best bars, finest restaurants, top attractions]
  2. in the city center
  3. the city [police station, fire department, post office]
  4. city services
  5. pay city taxes
  6. at the city hall
  7. is on the city [board, council]
  8. is the city [manager, mayor]
  9. is a city [boy, girl, person, slicker]
  10. a city-wide [event, problem, festival]
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