verb (used with object), sub·ur·ban·ized, sub·ur·ban·iz·ing.
Related formssub·ur·ban·i·za·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for suburbanization
Suburbanization itself is based in social forces, and this is not a sociological report.The Nation's River|United States Department of the Interior
Thus the process of urbanization has been modified by one of suburbanization.
British Dictionary definitions for suburbanization
Culture definitions for suburbanization
The establishment of residential communities on the outskirts of a city. In the United States, many suburbs were created after World War II, during a period of tremendous growth in population and industry. Suburban dwellers typically work in the cities but raise their families in a less-congested, safer, and more relaxed atmosphere. Especially in the United States, suburbanization often is associated with the sprawl of population.