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out-of-town

[out-uh v-toun] /ˈaʊt əvˌtaʊn/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or from another city or town:
We're expecting out-of-town visitors tomorrow.
2.
taking place in another city or town:
the out-of-town tryout of a new play.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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  • As out-of-town shopping centres have taken more business, so many town centres have had to fill up with shops run by charities.
  • Today shoppers can find low prices and infinite choice online, so fewer bother to drive to an out-of-town hypermarket.
  • These huge, out-of-town stores are ailing as people opt for smaller, closer shops.
  • One such, allegedly, was sited at an out-of-town presidential residence.
  • Rather than try to defend the army, both elected leaders found pressing needs to be out-of-town.
  • Some outfits may prosper with a few out-of-town stores that people visit infrequently, spending lots.
  • The first-time president clusters out-of-town meetings with alumni and donors to avoid too many overnights.
  • Independent bookstore that's the it destination for out-of-town authors.
  • Convention centers are supposed to revive cities by bringing in revenue from out-of-town visitors and creating local jobs.
  • It's usually wise to leave your out-of-town tryst where you found it.

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