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- n. the process of the formation and growth of cities
- n. the change in a country or region when its population migrates from rural to urban areas
- n. the proportion of a region's population that live in towns and cities; the rate at which this proportion is growing
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The process of rendering urbane or urban in character; the state of being urbanized.
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- n. the condition of being urbanized
- n. the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
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Now, following the urbanization of this region, all this is a plan among the 100 we will have as resources permit gradually for what we call urbanization of the rural areas.
And just to reiterate, if population density and/or urbanization is the reason the US needs to be slower than Japan and Sweden you need to explain why internet speed in the District of Columbia is also slower than the internet in those countries.
A few thoughts: One: (all due respect, Mike) I'm not completely buying into the argument that urbanization is one of the primary agents of change.
Do you think that increased urbanization is a necessary consequence of increasing globalization?
The fact is that our growth in urbanization means that the countryside is rapidly becoming denuded of people.
This problem of uncontrolled or poorly controlled urbanization is a little-noticed but vital component of environmental pollution.
If urbanization is not to become a deadening fact in the Canadian experience, we must rethink those factors in our environment which can determine whether our national life is to be rich and rewarding.
Concentration happened because of the loss of manufacturing jobs and an increase in urbanization.
Kumar Kandaswami, senior director at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Pvt. Ltd., said "the current slowdown is not here to stay as the fundamentals of car sales growth, namely urbanization and car density, are still very attractive."
Demographic pressure towards urbanization, which is expected to continue , may be said to be one of the major driving forces behind this development.