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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Some funny and universal aspects of scrounging money for beer or drugs or sneaking into the show or getting chased (and sometimes beaten) by cops, but New York City has always been its own beast, especially decades before the gentrification and Disneyfication.
24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inclusionary housing, a policy by which developers provide for the construction of affordable housing, can be used effectively to reduce economic segregation at a time of rapid gentrification in neighborhoods across the United States, according to a report published today by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
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In its 14th edition, the 2015 City Debates took for theme gentrification as an aspect of urban change, attracting local and international scholars who convened in AUB from 4 to 6 March, for a three-day conference and debate.
Too-slow growth and gentrification have shrunk the supply of affordable housing while greatly increasing New Yorkers' anxiety about what their city is becoming.
Gentrification is a kind of synonym for all becoming a bit the same.
THEY SAY "Whenever I hear the word gentrification I kind of always roll my eyes and say 'There goes the area'.
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Something is changing in New York's Harlem and other black neighbourhoods, and it is all to do with the gentrification of the once predominantly black areas.
NEW YORK -- In a rant that quickly went viral, film director Spike Lee disparaged the gentrification of historically black New York City neighborhoods and reignited an age-old debate over the merits of economic change.