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Slum homes in Saigon, Vietnam.

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slum (plural slums)

  1. A dilapidated neighborhood where many people live in a state of poverty.
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slum (third-person singular simple present slums, present participle slumming, simple past and past participle slummed)

  1. To visit a neighborhood of a status below one's own.
  2. To associate with people or engage in activities with a status below one's own.

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