suburbanization

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Etymology[edit]

suburbanize +‎ -ation

Noun[edit]

suburbanization (countable and uncountable, plural suburbanizations)

  1. The process of suburbanizing, of population movement from cities to suburbs
    • 2007 June 12, Sam Roberts, “Suburbs Are Graying Faster Than Big Cities”, in New York Times[1]:
      “New York was a leader in postwar suburbanization and is now leading the trend toward suburban aging,” Dr. Frey said.

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