suburbanise
British variant of suburbanize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • suburbanise — suburb ► NOUN ▪ an outlying residential district of a city. DERIVATIVES suburban adjective suburbanite noun suburbanize (also suburbanise) verb. ORIGIN from Latin sub near to + urbs city …   English terms dictionary

  • suburbanise — /səˈbɜbənaɪz/ (say suh berbuhnuyz) verb (t) (suburbanised, suburbanising) to make into a suburb; give suburban characteristics to. Also, suburbanize. –suburbanisation /səbɜbənaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say suhberbuhnuy zayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • suburbanise — verb 1. take on suburban character the city suburbanized • Syn: ↑suburbanize • Derivationally related forms: ↑suburban (for: ↑suburbanize) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • suburbanize — verb 1. take on suburban character the city suburbanized • Syn: ↑suburbanise • Derivationally related forms: ↑suburban • Hypernyms: ↑change • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • suburban — adjective of or characteristic of a suburb. ↘contemptibly dull and ordinary. Derivatives suburbanite noun suburbanization or suburbanisation noun suburbanize or suburbanise verb …   English new terms dictionary

  • suburb — ► NOUN ▪ an outlying residential district of a city. DERIVATIVES suburban adjective suburbanite noun suburbanize (also suburbanise) verb. ORIGIN from Latin sub near to + urbs city …   English terms dictionary

  • suburban — suburb ► NOUN ▪ an outlying residential district of a city. DERIVATIVES suburban adjective suburbanite noun suburbanize (also suburbanise) verb. ORIGIN from Latin sub near to + urbs city …   English terms dictionary

  • suburbanite — suburb ► NOUN ▪ an outlying residential district of a city. DERIVATIVES suburban adjective suburbanite noun suburbanize (also suburbanise) verb. ORIGIN from Latin sub near to + urbs city …   English terms dictionary

  • suburbanize — suburb ► NOUN ▪ an outlying residential district of a city. DERIVATIVES suburban adjective suburbanite noun suburbanize (also suburbanise) verb. ORIGIN from Latin sub near to + urbs city …   English terms dictionary

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