metropolitanize

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metropolitanize

(ˌmɛtrəˈpɒlɪtənˌaɪz) or

metropolitanise

vb (tr)
(Human Geography) to make into, or to make similar to, a metropolis
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metropolitanize

verb
To imbue with city ways, manners, and customs:
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