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ur·ban·ize

 (ûr′bə-nīz′)
tr.v. ur·ban·ized, ur·ban·iz·ing, ur·ban·iz·es
To make urban in nature or character.

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

(ˈɜːbəˌnaɪz) or

urbanise

vb (tr)
(Human Geography) (usually passive)
a. to make (esp a predominantly rural area or country) more industrialized and urban
b. to cause the migration of an increasing proportion of (rural dwellers) into cities
ˌurbaniˈzation, ˌurbaniˈsation n
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ur•ban•ize

(ˈɜr bəˌnaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make or cause to become urban, as a locality.
[1635–45]
ur`ban•i•za′tion, n.
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urbanize


Past participle: urbanized
Gerund: urbanizing

Imperative
urbanize
urbanize
Present
I urbanize
you urbanize
he/she/it urbanizes
we urbanize
you urbanize
they urbanize
Preterite
I urbanized
you urbanized
he/she/it urbanized
we urbanized
you urbanized
they urbanized
Present Continuous
I am urbanizing
you are urbanizing
he/she/it is urbanizing
we are urbanizing
you are urbanizing
they are urbanizing
Present Perfect
I have urbanized
you have urbanized
he/she/it has urbanized
we have urbanized
you have urbanized
they have urbanized
Past Continuous
I was urbanizing
you were urbanizing
he/she/it was urbanizing
we were urbanizing
you were urbanizing
they were urbanizing
Past Perfect
I had urbanized
you had urbanized
he/she/it had urbanized
we had urbanized
you had urbanized
they had urbanized
Future
I will urbanize
you will urbanize
he/she/it will urbanize
we will urbanize
you will urbanize
they will urbanize
Future Perfect
I will have urbanized
you will have urbanized
he/she/it will have urbanized
we will have urbanized
you will have urbanized
they will have urbanized
Future Continuous
I will be urbanizing
you will be urbanizing
he/she/it will be urbanizing
we will be urbanizing
you will be urbanizing
they will be urbanizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been urbanizing
you have been urbanizing
he/she/it has been urbanizing
we have been urbanizing
you have been urbanizing
they have been urbanizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been urbanizing
you will have been urbanizing
he/she/it will have been urbanizing
we will have been urbanizing
you will have been urbanizing
they will have been urbanizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been urbanizing
you had been urbanizing
he/she/it had been urbanizing
we had been urbanizing
you had been urbanizing
they had been urbanizing
Conditional
I would urbanize
you would urbanize
he/she/it would urbanize
we would urbanize
you would urbanize
they would urbanize
Past Conditional
I would have urbanized
you would have urbanized
he/she/it would have urbanized
we would have urbanized
you would have urbanized
they would have urbanized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.urbanize - make more industrial or city-likeurbanize - make more industrial or city-like; "The area was urbanized after many people moved in"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
urbanise, urbanize - impart urban habits, ways of life, or responsibilities upon; "Birds are being urbanized by people in outdoor cafes feeding them"
2.urbanize - impart urban habits, ways of life, or responsibilities uponurbanize - impart urban habits, ways of life, or responsibilities upon; "Birds are being urbanized by people in outdoor cafes feeding them"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
urbanize, urbanise - make more industrial or city-like; "The area was urbanized after many people moved in"
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urbanize

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

urbanize

[ˈɜːbənaɪz] VTurbanizar
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urbanize

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Secondly, when we urbanize an area, we alter the historical frequency of these events.