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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The link between density and CO2 releases for each person entails that how cities metropolitanize (Bratu and Voloaca, 2010) will influence their future C[O.sub.2] releases significantly.
(12.) Em sua origem no seculo XIX, a mudanca historica de que se trata aqui pode ser mais claramente registrada, em ingles, por termos que envolvem o uso figural, na medicina e na historia natural, bem como por uma serie de novas apropriacoes em torno da decada de 1850: "metropolitaneously", "metropolitanism", "metropolitanize".