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pedestrianize

[ puh-des-tree-uh-nahyz ]
/ pəˈdɛs tri əˌnaɪz /

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

to go on foot; walk.

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Nearby words

pedestal, pedestal table, pedestrian, pedestrian crossing, pedestrianism, pedestrianize, pedestrianized, pedi, pedi-, pedia, 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

/ (pɪˈdɛstrɪəˌnaɪz) /

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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