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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.
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Adj.1.suburbanized - surrounded by many suburbs; "a highly suburbanized city"
decentralised, decentralized - withdrawn from a center or place of concentration; especially having power or function dispersed from a central to local authorities; "a decentralized school administration"
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Obviously when we talk about rural, we think fields and farms, there are many small communities out here, and some of them have grown and suburbanized, and in a region they can get more than that.
Rothstein contends that the FHA suburbanized the entire nation on a whites-only basis and makes a compelling case for that contention.
50 km/yr may be more realistic within suburbanized habitats (Garcia and Muchlinski 2017).
Many historians are now comfortable with Rick Perlstein's claim in Before the Storm that Barry Goldwater's 1964 presidential campaign marked the beginning of modern conservatism; many more scholars have shown that the spread of a suburbanized, anti-tax, and evangelical ethos had transformed conservatism into a mass movement by the 1970s.
In England, where the first modern suburbs developed and the majority of its population is suburbanized, (3) suburbia has been previously overlooked in literary circles.
Evaltion of an oral vaccination program to control raccoon rabies in a suburbanized landscape.
Suburban Plots investigates how nineteenth-century Americans employed print culture to redefine men's roles in public and private life, ultimately uncovering alternative identities in a newly suburbanized domestic world.
In the years after World War II, Los Angeles began to suffer from periods of dense smog as car ownership soared and the metropolitan region became heavily suburbanized.
They so epitomize a decade in American poetry dominated by suburbanized meditations that their enduring sentiment is a warm appeal to the kindnesses of living.
The suburbanized city is a city of absentees," who fee in a hundred directions as soon as the work day ends, and for good reason: "they do not like city centers when they are alienating, ugly, and inhuman, the normal case in America.
Despite this change, city residents are still about twice as likely as suburbanites to be poor (Jargowsky, 2003), but as metropolitan areas have become increasingly suburbanized, poverty has followed suit.
the California teenager suburbanized popular culture.