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urbanization

[ ur-buh-nuh-zey-shuhn ]
/ 藢蓽r b蓹 n蓹藞ze瑟 蕛蓹n /
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noun
the act or fact of urbanizing, or taking on the characteristics of a city: Urbanization has led to more air pollution and increasing childhood asthma.
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Origin of urbanization

OTHER WORDS FROM urbanization

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Cultural definitions for urbanization

urbanization

The process by which cities grow or by which societies become more urban.

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