slum

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈslʌm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/slʌm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(slum)

Inflections of 'slum' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
slums
v 3rd person singular
slumming
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
slummed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
slummed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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slum

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [dirty, neglected, violent] slum
  2. the slums [in, near] the city
  3. in the city slums
  4. a slum [on the outskirts, in the suburbs]
  5. has turned into a slum
  6. gentrifying the slums
  7. the [artist, rapper, businessman] came from the slums
  8. grew up in the slums
  9. the slums of [Chicago]
  10. the [Chicago] slums
  11. lives in the slums
  12. promised to [clean up, remodel] the slums
  13. advised to [stay, steer] clear of the slums
  14. [ventured, wandered] into a slum
  15. got [mugged, attacked, pickpocketed] in the slum
  16. a slum full of drug [users, addicts, dealers]
  17. the [apartment, house] is a real slum
  18. more a slum than [an apartment]
n as adj
  1. slum [dogs, cats, rats]
  2. slum [communities, areas, neighborhoods]
  3. living in slum-like conditions
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