Yuppifying - definition of yuppifying by The Free Dictionary
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yup·pi·fy (yŭp′ə-fī′) tr.v. yup·pi·fied
To make (an urban area, for example) attractive to young affluent residents or consumers.
yup′pi·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n. yuppify ( ˈjʌpɪˌfaɪ) vb
-fying or -fied
tr) to make yuppie in nature
ˌyuppifiˈcation n yuppify Past participle: yuppified Gerund: yuppifying Imperative Present Preterite Present Continuous Present Perfect Past Continuous Past Perfect Future Future Perfect Future Continuous Present Perfect Continuous Future Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Continuous Conditional Past Conditional
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