nonurban

adjective
non·​ur·​ban | \ ˌnän-ˈər-bən How to pronounce nonurban (audio) \

Definition of nonurban

: not of, relating to, characteristic of, or constituting a city : not urban a nonurban setting nonurban populations

Examples of nonurban in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gary Herbert, launched a 2017 initiative to create 25,000 jobs in rural counties and also supported an effort to encourage remote working in nonurban areas. Bethany Rodgers, The Salt Lake Tribune, 25 Aug. 2021 Bachelor’s degree holders in nonurban areas have mean earnings of $67,893, which puts their wages at a 46.4% premium compared to high school diploma holders and a 29.6% premium compared to associate degree holders. cleveland, 14 Aug. 2021 Active listings in nonurban areas rose nearly 30% in the March quarter from 2019, the company said. Maria Armental, WSJ, 13 May 2021 Mask-wearing levels are above 90% in the Minneapolis and Milwaukee areas, but drop to 82% in nonurban sections of Wisconsin, and 84% in Minnesota, according to Carnegie Mellon University's COVIDcast. Mary Lynn Smith, Star Tribune, 2 Nov. 2020 Though most of the world’s inhabitants live in cities, 98 percent of the earth is still nonurban. Nikil Saval, New York Times, 28 Sep. 2020 Airbnb bookings by urban customers traveling to nonurban areas are surging, according to a spokesman. Jodi Kantor, New York Times, 23 Mar. 2020 Its temperatures are in sync with other places in the Middle East and Persian Gulf, including nonurban areas, studies show. Steven Mufson, The Denver Post, 20 Oct. 2019 Its temperatures are in sync with other places in the Middle East and Persian Gulf, including nonurban areas, studies show. Steven Mufson, The Denver Post, 20 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of nonurban

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonurban was in 1886

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8 Sep 2021

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“Nonurban.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonurban. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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