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ur·ban·ism

 (ûr′bə-nĭz′əm)
n.
1. The culture or way of life of city dwellers.
2. Urbanization.
3. The theory of city planning.

urbanism

(ˈɜːbəˌnɪzəm)
n
1. (Human Geography)
a. the character of city life
b. the study of this
2. (Human Geography) a less common term for urbanization

ur•ban•ism

(ˈɜr bəˌnɪz əm)

n.
1. the way of life of people who live in a city.
2. the study of city life.
3. urbanization.
[1885–90; < French]

urbanism

the views and behavior of those who champion urban living as superior to life elsewhere. Cf. ruralism, suburbanism. — urbanistic, adj.
See also: Attitudes
the views of those who prefer to live in cities. — urbanist, n., adj.
See also: Cities
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