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city-bred

cit·y-bred
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sit-ee bred]
    • /ˈsɪt i brɛd/
    • /ˈsɪti bred/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sit-ee bred]
    • /ˈsɪt i brɛd/

Definition of city-bred word

  • adjective city-bred reared in a city. 1

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Origin of city-bred

First appearance:

before 1880
One of the 23% newest English words
First recorded in 1880-85; city + bred

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Parts of speech for City-bred

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

city-bred popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 54% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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