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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.
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(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
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gen•tri•fi•ca•tion(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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|Noun||1.||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
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gentrification[ˌdʒentrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] N → aburguesamiento m
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n → Aufwertung f (durch Renovierungsarbeiten, Zuzug von sozial Bessergestellten etc)
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