gentrification


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gen·tri·fi·ca·tion

 (jĕn′trə-fĭ-kā′shən)
n.
The restoration and upgrading of deteriorated urban property by middle-class or affluent people, often resulting in displacement of lower-income people.

gentrification

(ˌdʒɛntrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
(Sociology) Brit a process by which middle-class people take up residence in a traditionally working-class area of a city, changing the character of the area

gen•tri•fi•ca•tion

(ˌdʒɛn trə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
the upgrading of run-down urban neighborhoods by affluent people who buy and renovate the properties, thereby displacing the resident poor.
[1975–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gentrification - the restoration of run-down urban areas by the middle class (resulting in the displacement of low-income residents)
restoration - the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
Translations

gentrification

[ˌdʒentrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] Naburguesamiento m

gentrification

nAufwertung f (durch Renovierungsarbeiten, Zuzug von sozial Bessergestellten etc)
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This gentrification is affecting us mentally," complains Kaaw Sow, general manager of the Senegalese Association of America, which is located in Harlem's "Little Senegal" area.
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Toutefois, on a ainsi ignore le fait que les quartiers centraux de plusieurs grandes villes, notamment ceux de Montreal, Toronto et Vancouver, connaissent plutot un processus de gentrification (Walks et Maaranen 2008).