central business district

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The downtown section of a city, generally consisting of retail, office, hotel, entertainment, and high density housing.

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I worked in the central business district and had a lot of fun there with everyone that worked alongside me.

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The central business district had been home to the companies mentioned in the report so we decided to visit there in person.

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The central business district of Kalamazoo is in the downtown area where all the banks have their central location and the investment brokers have offices but there are also dispersed throughout the city offices that would be better located in one location for business convenience.

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