Slumism



noun
1.
the prevalence or increase of urban slums and blighted areas.

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    noun 1. Often, slums. a thickly populated, run-down, squalid part of a city, inhabited by poor people. 2. any squalid, run-down place to live. verb (used without object), slummed, slumming. 3. to visit slums, especially from curiosity. 4. to visit or frequent a place, group, or amusement spot considered to be low in social status. […]



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    noun 1. Often, slums. a thickly populated, run-down, squalid part of a city, inhabited by poor people. 2. any squalid, run-down place to live. verb (used without object), slummed, slumming. 3. to visit slums, especially from curiosity. 4. to visit or frequent a place, group, or amusement spot considered to be low in social status. […]

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