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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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Adj.1.suburbanized - surrounded by many suburbs; "a highly suburbanized city"
decentralised, decentralized - withdrawn from a center or place of concentration; especially having power or function dispersed from a central to local authorities; "a decentralized school administration"
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This is followed by a brief sketch of how these processes in Toronto are being suburbanized. Focusing on the Main Squared festival, we then analyze the impacts of the project on the locality, landscape, economy, culture of the Main-Danforth community.
David Crawley summarized this change of attitude as follows: "The Church must be expected to speak to people where they are, and not expect them to come to church." (48) This is an important effort to negotiate the difficulties inner city churches began to face as Edmonton suburbanized.
Although it reflects departure from cities to the rural space, it is equally the outcome of a process that has suburbanized the rural agricultural space; that is, gave it urban qualities.
Every metropolitan area suburbanized in the mid-20th century, with all-white subdivisions surrounding an urban core where African Americans were concentrated.
Fueled by romantic idealism and American liberalism, the American Jewish settlers sought to build "utopian, suburbanized communities in the occupied territories that would serve as a kind of 'city on a hill(top)' to both Israel and the United States" (20).
The formerly agricultural region suburbanized rapidly in recent decades and is close to both Orange and San Diego Counties.
Rothstein contends that the FHA suburbanized the entire nation on a whites-only basis and makes a compelling case for that contention.
But such enlightened regulation still exists uneasily with suburbanized planning.
2010) although rates of about 1.50 km/yr may be more realistic within suburbanized habitats (Garcia and Muchlinski 2017).
Another important point for Connell concerns the timing of this "counterrevolution." Many historians are now comfortable with Rick Perlstein's claim in Before the Storm that Barry Goldwater's 1964 presidential campaign marked the beginning of modern conservatism; many more scholars have shown that the spread of a suburbanized, anti-tax, and evangelical ethos had transformed conservatism into a mass movement by the 1970s.