English to Irish Meaning :: slum

Slum :
sluma
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Noun(1) a district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions
Verb(1) spend time at a lower socio-economic level than one's own, motivated by curiosity or desire for adventure; usage considered condescending and insensitive

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(1) There is also a primary school at the premises run by the committee for the poor and slum dwellers in the locality.(2) Begun in April 2003, it is a non-profit organisation with a mission to unleash the potential of the slum , street and orphaned children of urban India.(3) Its control of poor slum areas and inner cities resulted from the chaos that was brought about by the occupation; it was not itself the cause of the chaos.(4) The best home the family of seven can afford is this wood shack in a slum .(5) It made my dorm building look like a slum , that was for sure.(6) But ironically the former slum houses are now sought-after properties following regeneration and the flats have become increasingly unpopular with residents.(7) I think that we will live here for maybe 12 months and then move elsewhere leaving the house as a slum and make a start again a little further down the road.(8) the area was fast becoming a slum for the destitute(9) slum areas(10) businessmen are having to slum it in aircraft economy class seats(11) It is like an inner-city slum and the street cleaning leaves a lot to be desired.(12) slum dwellers(13) As you can see, the Red Party has a lot of natural support in inner city slum areas like this.(14) The appalling social situation in Iran has been highlighted by recent reports of protest marches in working class urban areas and slum districts.(15) Blunkett's conclusion was that ÔÇÿif you live in a slum in a high-rise building and you are on your own with three children, the idea of liberty and freedom means nothingÔÇÖ.(16) he moved from a two-room slum into a local authority house
Related Words
(1) slum area ::
limistéar sluma
(2) slum dwellers ::
a chónaíonn i slumaí
(3) slum clearance ::
imréiteach sluma
Synonyms
Noun
1. hovel ::
hovel
2. rathole ::
rathole
3. ghetto ::
ghetto
4. shantytown ::
seantán
5. skid row ::
a chéile skid
6. shacktown ::
shacktown
Different Forms
slum, slums
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