metropolitanize

[ me-truh-pol-i-tn-ahyz ]
/ ˌmɛ trəˈpɒl ɪ tnˌaɪz /

verb (used with object), met·ro·pol·i·tan·ized, met·ro·pol·i·tan·iz·ing.

to make metropolitan.

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Also especially British, met·ro·pol·i·tan·ise .

Origin of metropolitanize

First recorded in 1850–55; metropolitan + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM metropolitanize

met·ro·pol·i·tan·i·za·tion, nounde·met·ro·pol·i·tan·i·za·tion, noun
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