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Cosmopolitan
Showing an interest in different cultures and ideas
metropolis
n. huge city
poverty
very poor environment
breed crime
Production of ciriminal activities
amenity
n. desirable facilities
Anonymity
State of being anonymous
urbane (adj)
having qualities connected with a town or city; refined in manner, suave, sophisticated, cultured
rural
conncected with the country life
Sprawl
To spread out in an irregular manner.
drug abuse
overuse of illegal substances
rush hour
period of day when the traffic is highly congested due to pople coming to or from work
dwell
to make one's home, reside or focus attention on
precinct
part of the city specially designed for one purpose
housing estate
a planned area of housing, often with its own shops and other amenities
melting pot
metaphor for a heterogeneous society becoming more homogeneous, the different elements "melting together" into a harmonious whole