Definition of Downtowns

1. Noun. (plural of downtown) ¹



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Definition of Downtowns

1. downtown [n] - See also: downtown

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Downtowns

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downthrow
downthrows
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downticks
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downtimes
downto
downtown
downtowner
downtowners
downtowns (current term)
downtrend
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downtrodden
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downvote
downvoted

Literary usage of Downtowns

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1. The Urban Condition: space, community, and self in the contemporary metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"The telephone, in other words, originally helped dissolve the solid knots of traditional business neighborhoods and helped create the great new downtowns; ..."

2. In Praise of Film Studies: Essays in Honor of Makino Mamoruby Mark Howard Nornes, Mamoru Makino, Aaron Gerow by Mark Howard Nornes, Mamoru Makino, Aaron Gerow (2001)
"... he presents two different downtowns, Asakusa and Ginza, and defines them as the kakyo kukan/ country space and the mirai kukan/ "future" space ..."

3. Holistic Disaster Recovery: Ideas for Building Local Sustainability After a ...by Charles E. Adie by Charles E. Adie (2003)
"Public sector commitments to re-investment in both downtowns stimulated a range of private sector re-investment, including construction of new, ..."

4. Bridging Regional Growth and Community Empowerment edited by Michael A. Stegman, William J. Benfanti, John P. Ross (1996)
"But these arguments imply only that suburban voters should support urban policies to aid downtowns—not to address the social problems of city neighborhoods. ..."

5. S. 442, the Internet Tax Freedom Act: Hearing Before the Committee on edited by Conrad Burns (2000)
"Unless well thought out, the consequences of such federal intrusion would surely lead to layoffs and foreclosures in our downtowns. ..."

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