citify


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cit·i·fy

 (sĭt′ĭ-fī′)
tr.v. cit·i·fied, cit·i·fy·ing, cit·i·fies
1. To cause to become urban.
2. To impart the styles and manners of a city to: "Will the immigration of high-powered executives somehow citify the country?" (Wharton Magazine).

cit′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.

citify

(ˈsɪtɪˌfaɪ) or

cityfy

vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
1. to cause to conform to or adopt the customs, habits, or dress of city people
2. to make urban
ˌcitifiˈcation, ˌcityfiˈcation n

cit•i•fy

(ˈsɪt ɪˌfaɪ)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
to cause to conform to city habits, fashions, etc.
[1860–65, Amer.]
cit`i•fi•ca′tion, n.

citify


Past participle: citified
Gerund: citifying

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
I citified
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we citified
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Present Continuous
I am citifying
you are citifying
he/she/it is citifying
we are citifying
you are citifying
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Present Perfect
I have citified
you have citified
he/she/it has citified
we have citified
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Past Continuous
I was citifying
you were citifying
he/she/it was citifying
we were citifying
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Past Perfect
I had citified
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we had citified
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Future
I will citify
you will citify
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Future Perfect
I will have citified
you will have citified
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Future Continuous
I will be citifying
you will be citifying
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we will be citifying
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been citifying
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been citifying
you will have been citifying
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we will have been citifying
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been citifying
you had been citifying
he/she/it had been citifying
we had been citifying
you had been citifying
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Conditional
I would citify
you would citify
he/she/it would citify
we would citify
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they would citify
Past Conditional
I would have citified
you would have citified
he/she/it would have citified
we would have citified
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.citify - accustom to urban ways; "Immigration will citify the country?"
adjust, correct, set - alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"

citify

verb
To imbue with city ways, manners, and customs:
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citify

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