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sub·ur·ban·ize

 (sə-bûr′bə-nīz′)
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.

suburbanize

(sʌˈbɜːbəˌnaɪz) or

suburbanise

vb
(Human Geography) (tr) to make suburban

sub•ur•ban•ize

(səˈbɜr bəˌnaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to give suburban characteristics to.
[1890–95]
sub•ur`ban•i•za′tion, n.

suburbanize


Past participle: suburbanized
Gerund: suburbanizing

Imperative
suburbanize
suburbanize
Present
I suburbanize
you suburbanize
he/she/it suburbanizes
we suburbanize
you suburbanize
they suburbanize
Preterite
I suburbanized
you suburbanized
he/she/it suburbanized
we suburbanized
you suburbanized
they suburbanized
Present Continuous
I am suburbanizing
you are suburbanizing
he/she/it is suburbanizing
we are suburbanizing
you are suburbanizing
they are suburbanizing
Present Perfect
I have suburbanized
you have suburbanized
he/she/it has suburbanized
we have suburbanized
you have suburbanized
they have suburbanized
Past Continuous
I was suburbanizing
you were suburbanizing
he/she/it was suburbanizing
we were suburbanizing
you were suburbanizing
they were suburbanizing
Past Perfect
I had suburbanized
you had suburbanized
he/she/it had suburbanized
we had suburbanized
you had suburbanized
they had suburbanized
Future
I will suburbanize
you will suburbanize
he/she/it will suburbanize
we will suburbanize
you will suburbanize
they will suburbanize
Future Perfect
I will have suburbanized
you will have suburbanized
he/she/it will have suburbanized
we will have suburbanized
you will have suburbanized
they will have suburbanized
Future Continuous
I will be suburbanizing
you will be suburbanizing
he/she/it will be suburbanizing
we will be suburbanizing
you will be suburbanizing
they will be suburbanizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been suburbanizing
you have been suburbanizing
he/she/it has been suburbanizing
we have been suburbanizing
you have been suburbanizing
they have been suburbanizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been suburbanizing
you will have been suburbanizing
he/she/it will have been suburbanizing
we will have been suburbanizing
you will have been suburbanizing
they will have been suburbanizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been suburbanizing
you had been suburbanizing
he/she/it had been suburbanizing
we had been suburbanizing
you had been suburbanizing
they had been suburbanizing
Conditional
I would suburbanize
you would suburbanize
he/she/it would suburbanize
we would suburbanize
you would suburbanize
they would suburbanize
Past Conditional
I would have suburbanized
you would have suburbanized
he/she/it would have suburbanized
we would have suburbanized
you would have suburbanized
they would have suburbanized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.suburbanize - take on suburban character; "the city suburbanized"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
2.suburbanize - make suburban in character; "highly suburbanized cities"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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