suburbanization
noun see suburbanize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • suburbanization — denotes the process by which cities expand peripherally, initially by out migration of population and economic activity from dense urban cores, to less dense contiguous settlements. Developments in transport technology such as railways, tramways …   Dictionary of sociology

  • suburbanization — 1926, noun of action from SUBURBANIZE (Cf. suburbanize) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Suburbanization — which is believed to be the first country in which the majority of the population lives in the suburbs, rather than in the cities or in rural areas. Proponents of containing urban sprawl argue that sprawl leads to urban decay and a concentration… …   Wikipedia

  • suburbanization — See suburbanize. * * * …   Universalium

  • suburbanization — noun The process of suburbanizing, of population movement from cities to suburbs …   Wiktionary

  • suburbanization — sub·ur·ban·iza·tion …   English syllables

  • suburbanization — səˌbərbənə̇ˈzāshən, ˌbə̄b , ˌbəib , ˌnīˈz noun ( s) : the quality or state of being suburbanized * * * suburbanizāˈtion or suburbanisāˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑suburb …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States —   …   Wikipedia

  • suburbanize — suburbanization, n. /seuh berr beuh nuyz /, v.t., suburbanized, suburbanizing. to give suburban characteristics to: to suburbanize a rural area. Also, esp. Brit., suburbanise. [1890 95; SUBURBAN + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …   Universalium

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