from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The restoration and upgrading of deteriorated urban property by middle-class or affluent people, often resulting in displacement of lower-income people.
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- n. The process of renewal and rebuilding accompanying the influx of middle class or affluent people into deteriorating areas that often displaces earlier usually poorer residents.
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- n. the restoration of run-down urban areas by the middle class (resulting in the displacement of low-income residents)
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