downzone

or down-zone

[ doun-zohn ]
/ ˈdaʊnˌzoʊn /

verb (used with object), down·zoned, down·zon·ing.

to change the zoning designation on (property) to restrict high-density development.

verb (used without object), down·zoned, down·zon·ing.

to downzone development.

Nearby words

  1. downwelling,
  2. downwind,
  3. downy,
  4. downy mildew,
  5. downy woodpecker,
  6. dowry,
  7. dowsabel,
  8. dowse,
  9. dowser,
  10. dowsing rod

Origin of downzone


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