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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of urbanize.


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  • But a rising chorus of experts says man-made factors have greatly exacerbated the problems—especially the growing concentration of people in vulnerable areas as Southeast Asia urbanizes.

    Floodwaters Reach Bangkok

  • The country's labor force is becoming more expensive as China urbanizes and moves up the value chain for manufacturing.

    China's Bumpy Road Ahead

  • As the world urbanizes, the demand for fertilizer climbs.

    The Oil Intensity of Food

  • As Africa urbanizes rapidly and its population population continues to grow uncontrollably expected to increase from 294 million to 742 million between 2000 and 2030, the number of young people trapped in poverty, hungry and angry will multiply by the tens of millions per year.

    Alemayehu G. Mariam: Out of Touch in the Horn of Africa?

  • New Jersey is the top three of most urbanizes states in the US, and has one of the lowest gas taxes in the United States.

    Matthew Yglesias » Malapportionment Is Destroying the Planet

  • At the same time that demand for meat is rising, there is a drain of farm laborers into cities as China rapidly urbanizes.

    Carlyle to Take Stake in China Feed Maker

  • If society is to continue and not become some gigantic version of hacienda society (where a few people own everything and everybody), there will have to be a new understanding of economics developed for dealing with a world that has a stable (not growing) human population (as the earth's population urbanizes, population growth rates fall below replacement levels) and that needs fewer and fewer people's efforts to produce goods.

    Jobless Recoveries Explained

  • While there, she noted that Bhutanese women usually inherit property, leaving them less able to move to cities as Bhutan urbanizes. - Students' path to excellence crosses oceans, borders

  • China is now experiencing catch-up growth as the country urbanizes, industrializes, and adopts the best practices from around the world.

  • As India urbanizes and its middle class grows, a delicate dilemma has hit a media culture long dominated by local TV shows aimed at rural audiences, such as the soap opera "Baalika Vadhu" or "Child Bride," about a girl married off at age 10.

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter


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