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tr.v. sub·urb·an·ized, sub·urb·an·iz·ing, sub·urb·an·izes
To render suburban; impart a suburban character to.

sub·ur′ban·i·za′tion (-bə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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(səˌbɜːbənaɪˈzeɪʃən) or


(Anthropology & Ethnology) the action or process of making or becoming suburbanized
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In an era where suburbanization is the primary form of urban growth (Ekers, Hamel and Keil 2012), it is important to take stock of public spaces beyond traditional urban centers.
Ramirez's research project, "Chicagolandia: Oral Histories of Chicago's Latinx Suburbs," will use oral histories of Latina/os living in the Chicago suburbs from 1960 to the present to complicate popular and scholarly understandings of late-20th-century suburbanization and immigration.
As the discussion unfolds, it clarifies the use made here of the terms suburb and suburbanization, not the one that first comes to mind--single-family detached homes, out of town, identical in appearance, found in the west (principally North America, Australia, and Europe), in the postcolonial space (Asia and Africa), and in Latin America, and to different degrees almost world-wide.
Several years ago I wrote a blog for the DJC about the suburbanization of France, and its potential for negative impacts on the quality of life in the country's small towns.
Adler and Jelen note that scholarship on postwar American Jewry has often reaffirmed this culture of silence, as research on the mid-century American Jewish experience focuses on suburbanization, economic mobility, postwar consumerism, or Judaism's absorption into a Judeo-Christian religious and political culture.
Millies pays inadequate attention to the ways in which rising affluence, suburbanization, and the racial conflict of the '70s and '80s led many white Catholics to abandon the Democrats.
Examining 37 separate buildings and landmarks that span the US as well as the 20th century and the 21st so far, Greene and Salo analyze them to reveal their influence on many aspects of American society during the period, including the growing importance of the consumer economy, the increasing power of government and military, the civil rights movement, and the impact of suburbanization. Their arrangement is chronological within the categories of civic, commercial, domestic, military, and memorial architecture.
Despite several concerted efforts by city governments to lure residents, suburbanization continues largely unabated. ( Census figures from earlier this year  show that suburbs of warm climate "Sun Belt" cities in the South and West continue to grow, while cities in the cold climate "Snow Belt" of the Midwest and Northeast decline.
One of them is suburbanization, which means people moving to the outskirts of towns.
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The investment provides GFH and its investors with exposure to the positive dynamics of the US real estate market and, in particular, the increasing suburbanization trend for office space, accommodating to demands for larger space, modern floor layouts and on-site amenities.
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