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urbanizationnoun [U]

(UK usually urbanisation) uk   /ˌɜː.bən.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌɝː.bən.əˈzeɪ.ʃən/
the process by which more and more people leave the countryside to live in cities
(Definition of urbanization from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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urbanizationnoun [U]

 /ˌɜr·bə·nəˈzeɪ·ʃən/
social studies the process of becoming more like a city
(Definition of urbanization from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “urbanization”
in Chinese (Simplified) 城市化过程…
in Chinese (Traditional) 城市化過程…
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