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ruralize

[ roor-uh-lahyz ]
/ 藞r蕣蓹r 蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), ru路ral路ized, ru路ral路iz路ing.
to make rural.
verb (used without object), ru路ral路ized, ru路ral路iz路ing.
to spend time in the country; rusticate.
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Also especially British, ru路ral路ise .

Origin of ruralize

First recorded in 1795鈥1805; rural + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM ruralize

ru路ral路i路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ruralize

ruralize

ruralise

/ (藞r蕣蓹r蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to make rural in character, appearance, etc
(intr) to go into the country to live

Derived forms of ruralize

ruralization or ruralisation, noun
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