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1street/ˈstriːt/noun
pluralstreets
1street
/ˈstriːt/
noun
pluralstreets
Learner's definition of STREET  
[count]
: a road in a city or town that has houses or other buildings on one or both sides— often used in names— sometimes used figuratively
informal : a poor part of a city where there is a lot of crime— usually plural

hit the streets

— see 1hit

pound the streets

— see 2pound

streets ahead of

British, informal
: much better than (other people or things)

the man in the street

— see 1man

up someone's street

British, informal
: suited to someone's tastes or abilities
2street/ˈstriːt/adjective
2street
/ˈstriːt/
adjective
Learner's definition of STREET  
always used before a noun
: of or relating to streets
: occurring, performing, working, or living on a street or sidewalk
: of, relating to, or characteristic of a poor part of a city where there is a lot of crime
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