yuppify(redirected from yuppifying)
tr.v. yup·pi·fied, yup·pi·fy·ing, yup·pi·fies
To make (an urban area, for example) attractive to young affluent residents or consumers.
yup′pi·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Sociology) (tr) to make yuppie in nature
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Past participle: yuppified
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