/səˈbɜbiə / (say suh'berbeeuh)

1. the suburbs collectively especially as they embody the middle range of community standards and values.
2. suburban inhabitants collectively.
3. the characteristic life of people in suburbs.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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