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rural

ru·ral

rural

 
 
pronunciation:
rUr l
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of the countryside or country life.
People in rural areas often live by farming.
synonyms:
countrified, rustic
antonyms:
citified, urban
similar words:
agrarian, bucolic, idyllic, pastoral, provincial
definition 2: pertaining to agriculture.
We were discussing the rural economy.
synonyms:
agrarian, agricultural
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derivations: rurally (adv.), ruralist (n.)
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