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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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Adj.1.urbanized - made urban in natureurbanized - made urban in nature; taking on urban characteristics; "the urbanized Eastern states"
urban - located in or characteristic of a city or city life; "urban property owners"; "urban affairs"; "urban manners"
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A Metropolitan Statistical Area consists of one or more counties that contain a city of at least 50,000 residents or have an urbanized area of at least 0,000 residents, according to the U.
The subject of the contract includes the elaboration of a project in the "Technical project" stage for a bicycle track, combined with a walkway link connecting the urbanized area through the "Chernikkite" park with the recreation areas (the Sevlievo vineyard area and the southern river basin of the Rositsa river ), in accordance with the scope and requirements of the Contracting Authority, detailed in the Terms of Reference, an integral part of the Public Procurement Notice.
The vehicles would be issued to police stations in highly urbanized cities for patrols.
The sixth population census carried out by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) observed an increase in the urban-rural ratio in all administrative units except Islamabad, which nonetheless remains the second most urbanized unit of the country.
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She highlighted that Pakistan was one of the most urbanized nations in South Asia.
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Maximum average of House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) was observed in High Urbanized Area i.
The proposed new boundaries have resulted in concerns in some areas that communities would be added to a metropolitan area that does not fit with their community and might put a community into a large urbanized area and make them ineligible for federal transit assistance.