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used in Outliers

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relating to a residential district located on the outskirts of a city (near the city, but far from the center of it)
  • They were looking for an apartment, and after a long search, my father found one in a London suburb.
    Epilogue (86% in)
  • Why are these suburban-Atlanta kids acting out the ethos of the frontier?
    Chapter 6 (89% in)
  • By the end of eighth grade, 84 percent of the students are performing at or above their grade level, which is to say that this motley group of randomly chosen lower-income kids from dingy apartments in one of the country's worst neighborhoods, whose parents, in an overwhelming number of cases, never set foot in a college, do as well in mathematics as the privileged eighth graders of American's wealthy suburbs.
    Chapter 9 (9% in)

There are no more uses of "suburban" in Outliers.

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