Focus on the pronunciation of urbanize
English definition of “urbanize”
urbanize (UK also urbanise)
/ˈɜːbənaɪz/ verb [T] PROPERTY, ENVIRONMENT
› to build on land in the countryside so that the area becomes part of a town or city: Two million rural residents will move into newly urbanized areas just outside the city. Japan is a highly urbanized country. urbanization (UK also urbanisation) noun [U] › Increasing urbanization is accelerating the economic development of the area.