town

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtaʊn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/taʊn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(toun)

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town

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [small, large, big, major] town
  2. a [historic, forgotten, rich, modern, green] town
  3. [a coastal, a remote, a mountain, a rural, an isolated] town
  4. [an industrial, a farming] town
  5. a [growing, developing, dying] town
  6. is my home town
  7. are from the same home town
  8. [has turned into, is like] a ghost town
  9. the [circus, singer, president] is in town
  10. the [circus] is coming to town
  11. the town [supports, hates, loves] the local [team, mayor, administration]
  12. my [boss, wife, friend] is out of town
  13. out of town on [vacation, business]
  14. [is, will be] out of town for [a week, the next week, the weekend]
  15. take the [bus, train, tram] into town
  16. take the [bus] out of town
  17. [walk, drive, jog] around town
  18. the [center, old part, outskirts] of the town
  19. a town on the [river, coast, border]
  20. a town to the [north, south, east. west] (of)
  21. a night (out) on the town
  22. let me take you out on the town
  23. (sure) went to town on the [food, catering, decorations]
  24. paint the town red
n as adj
  1. the town [hall, daily, newspaper, square, center]
  2. [bought, owns, lives in] a town house
  3. town planning
  4. a town [meeting, gathering]
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