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The restoration and upgrading of deteriorated urban property by middle-class or affluent people, often resulting in displacement of lower-income people.


(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


(ˌdʒɛn trə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

the upgrading of run-down urban neighborhoods by affluent people who buy and renovate the properties, thereby displacing the resident poor.
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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


[ˌdʒentrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] Naburguesamiento m


nAufwertung f (durch Renovierungsarbeiten, Zuzug von sozial Bessergestellten etc)
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