English-Norwegian translation of slum

Translation of the word slum from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

slum in Norwegian

citynoun slumkvarter [n], getto [n]
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Definitions of slum
1. slum - a district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions
  city district a district of a town or city
  shantytown a city district inhabited by people living in huts and shanties
  skid row a city district frequented by vagrants and alcoholics and addicts
1. slum - spend time at a lower socio-economic level than one's own, motivated by curiosity or desire for adventure; usage considered condescending and insensitive; "attending a motion picture show by the upper class was considered sluming in the early 20th century"
  spend, pass pay out; "spend money"
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A slum, as defined by the United Nations agency UN-HABITAT, is a run-down area of a city characterized by substandard housing and squalor and lacking in tenure security. According to the United Nations, the proportion of urban dwellers living in slums decreased from 47 percent to 37 percent in the developing world between 1990 and 2005. However, due to rising population, the number of slum dwellers is rising.

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