Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of urbanize.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Why are we so afraid to say that an area is "urbanizing," or that we are building "new towns?"

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  • To fight against a people's war, it is necessary, here as in South Vietnam, to eliminate the people, either by killing them, destroying their society and forcing them into caves, or "urbanizing" them by driving them into refugee camps or urban centers.

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  • Will you suffer a loss by "urbanizing" with high density (housing) on a valuable recreation site, Peak One, partially natural wetlands, directly adjacent to the bike and hiking trails?

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  • Like it or not, City Council has been "urbanizing" Santa Monica for years with no plans on curbing their current direction.

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  • China is one of the world's most rapidly urbanizing countries; Shanghai, with 18 million inhabitants, has razed and redeveloped entire blocks of its Old City.

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  • Mr. Pande said China is clearly urbanizing at a faster pace compared to India, Indonesia and Vietnam, and mayors here want to improve urban management and deliver integrated public services.

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  • • Brunswick County, N.C., a coastal area north of Myrtle Beach, S.C., is a collection of rural and urbanizing towns that has grown 48%, to 107,062, since 2000.

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  • Malaysia has been urbanizing rapidly, meaning that the ruling United Malays National Organization can no longer rely on the Malay kampung vote to retain power.

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  • Again, this is all changing: as the United States has been urbanizing, its urban areas have also been increasing in weighted density.

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  • For example, the United States has always been steadily urbanizing, and that process is continuing.

    Matthew Yglesias » Income Inequality and Low Savings Rate

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