verb (used with object), gen·tri·fied, gen·tri·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), gen·tri·fied, gen·tri·fy·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM gentrifygen·tri·fi·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for gentrify
New restaurant owners entering gentrifying areas are sometimes people of color themselves, but this doesn’t mean that they can’t be gentrifiers, Sbicca says.The Stages of Gentrification, as Told by Restaurant Openings|Vince Dixon|September 30, 2020|Eater
“This won’t reach low-income people, but it will reach middle-income people and that benefits gentrifying areas,” he said.Single-Family Zoning’s Century of Supremacy in San Diego|Andrew Keatts|August 26, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Jessegate is just the latest, and I would argue inevitable, setback in the centuries-long quest to gentrify overalls.