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Definition of slum noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

slum

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NAmE//slʌm//
 
 
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an area of a city that is very poor and where the houses are dirty and in bad condition a slum area city/urban slums She was brought up in the slums of Chicago. slum clearance programs a plan to rehouse slum dwellers
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