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urbanizeverb [T]

(UK usually urbanise) uk   /ˈɜː.bən.aɪz/  us   /ˈɝː-/
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urbanizeverb [T]

(UK also urbanise) uk   us   /ˈɜːbənaɪz/ PROPERTY, ENVIRONMENT
to ​build on ​land in the countryside so that the ​area becomes ​part of a town or city: Two million ​ruralresidents will ​move into newly urbanized ​areas just outside the city. Japan is a highly urbanized country.
urbanization
noun [U] (UK also urbanisation)
Increasing urbanization is ​accelerating the ​economicdevelopment of the ​area.
(Definition of urbanize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “urbanize”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使城镇化…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使城鎮化…
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