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urbanist

[ ur-buh-nist ]

noun

  1. a person who is a specialist in urban planning.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of urbanist1

First recorded in 1515–25; urban + -ist

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Example Sentences

The avid rider and self-described urbanist who was in his second year of a doctorate program in economics, died at a hospital.

Perhaps the most bitter critic was the great urbanist Jane Jacobs.

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