Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To make (an urban area, for example) attractive to young affluent residents or consumers.

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  • verb To redevelop (an urban area or commercial premises) so as to attract affluent young professionals as residents or clientele.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[yuppie + –fy.]

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yuppie +‎ -ify

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