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gen·tri·fy

 (jĕn′trə-fī′)
v. gen·tri·fied, gen·tri·fy·ing, gen·tri·fies
v.tr.
To subject to gentrification: gentrify a row of Victorian houses.
v.intr.
To undergo gentrification: a neighborhood that is rapidly gentrifying.


gen′tri·fi′er n.
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gentrify

(ˈdʒɛntrɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
to make (an area) a more expensive place to live through wealthy people moving into the area and buying the houses where people with less money used to live
ˈgentriˌfied adj
ˈgentriˌfier n
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gen•tri•fy

(ˈdʒɛn trəˌfaɪ)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
to subject (a run-down neighborhood) to gentrification.
[1970–75]
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gentrify


Past participle: gentrified
Gerund: gentrifying

Imperative
gentrify
gentrify
Present
I gentrify
you gentrify
he/she/it gentrifies
we gentrify
you gentrify
they gentrify
Preterite
I gentrified
you gentrified
he/she/it gentrified
we gentrified
you gentrified
they gentrified
Present Continuous
I am gentrifying
you are gentrifying
he/she/it is gentrifying
we are gentrifying
you are gentrifying
they are gentrifying
Present Perfect
I have gentrified
you have gentrified
he/she/it has gentrified
we have gentrified
you have gentrified
they have gentrified
Past Continuous
I was gentrifying
you were gentrifying
he/she/it was gentrifying
we were gentrifying
you were gentrifying
they were gentrifying
Past Perfect
I had gentrified
you had gentrified
he/she/it had gentrified
we had gentrified
you had gentrified
they had gentrified
Future
I will gentrify
you will gentrify
he/she/it will gentrify
we will gentrify
you will gentrify
they will gentrify
Future Perfect
I will have gentrified
you will have gentrified
he/she/it will have gentrified
we will have gentrified
you will have gentrified
they will have gentrified
Future Continuous
I will be gentrifying
you will be gentrifying
he/she/it will be gentrifying
we will be gentrifying
you will be gentrifying
they will be gentrifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gentrifying
you have been gentrifying
he/she/it has been gentrifying
we have been gentrifying
you have been gentrifying
they have been gentrifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gentrifying
you will have been gentrifying
he/she/it will have been gentrifying
we will have been gentrifying
you will have been gentrifying
they will have been gentrifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gentrifying
you had been gentrifying
he/she/it had been gentrifying
we had been gentrifying
you had been gentrifying
they had been gentrifying
Conditional
I would gentrify
you would gentrify
he/she/it would gentrify
we would gentrify
you would gentrify
they would gentrify
Past Conditional
I would have gentrified
you would have gentrified
he/she/it would have gentrified
we would have gentrified
you would have gentrified
they would have gentrified
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.gentrify - renovate so as to make it conform to middle-class aspirations; "gentrify a row of old houses"; "gentrify the old center of town"
freshen up, refurbish, renovate - make brighter and prettier; "we refurbished the guest wing"; "My wife wants us to renovate"
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Translations

gentrify

[ˈdʒentrɪfaɪ] VTaburguesar
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gentrify

vt areaaufwerten (durch Renovierungsarbeiten, Zuzug von sozial Bessergestellten etc)
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