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Noun: urbanization  ,ur-bu-nu'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,ur-bu-nI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. The condition of being urbanized
    - urbanisation [Brit]
  2. The social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
    - urbanisation [Brit]

Derived forms: urbanizations

Type of: condition, social process, status

Encyclopedia: Urbanization