pedestrianize

[puh-des-tree-uh-nahyz]

verb (used without object), pe·des·tri·an·ized, pe·des·tri·an·iz·ing.

to go on foot; walk.

Nearby words

  1. pedestal,
  2. pedestal table,
  3. pedestrian,
  4. pedestrian crossing,
  5. pedestrianism,
  6. pedestrianized,
  7. pedi,
  8. pedi-,
  9. pedia,
  10. pediatric

Also especially British, pe·des·tri·an·ise.

Origin of pedestrianize

First recorded in 1805–15; pedestrian + -ize

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British Dictionary definitions for pedestrianize

pedestrianize

pedestrianise

verb

(tr) to convert (a street) into an area for the use of pedestrians only, by excluding all motor vehicles
Derived Formspedestrianization or pedestrianisation, noun

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