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tr.v. sub·urb·an·ized, sub·urb·an·iz·ing, sub·urb·an·izes
To render suburban; impart a suburban character to.

sub·ur′ban·i·za′tion (-bə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.


(səˌbɜːbənaɪˈzeɪʃən) or


(Anthropology & Ethnology) the action or process of making or becoming suburbanized
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City on the Lake (1990) (5) zeroed in on the period after the Second World War and the community's struggles to come to grips with the interlocking dynamics of suburbanization, the rise of the automobile, racial migration and conflict, central city disinvestment, and finally the end of three quarters of a century of industrial prosperity.
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Suburbanization has resulted in significant loss of green space.
A dutiful social historian, he instead emphasizes broader social changes in the postwar era, from the bureaucratization of public schools to suburbanization, that enabled fresh ideas on home schooling to take root.
The future population projections outline a continuation of recent trends in increased suburbanization and growth of the major metropolitan areas.
The focus then shifts to Miami and exiled Catholicism, then to suburbanization and mobility in Catholic Chicago, then finally to new urban opportunities for church leadership experienced in Texas and New York City.
This theory recognizes not only the spatial clustering and simultaneous growth of disadvantage among inner city minorities, but also the rapid suburbanization of new employment opportunities.
As in other parts of Europe, the issue of suburbanization was well identified in the Czech Republic in the 1990s (Ptacek 1998; Jackson 2002).
Hilton is hoping to launch his two-hour walking tour by the start of next year, featuring various "hidden" stories along the arterial boulevard that 96 years ago ignited the suburbanization of the San Fernando Valley.
Forms Of Local Government" features 45 essays addressing issues ranging from revenue and privatization, to strategic planning and suburbanization, as well as city-county consolidation and other urban/rural topics.