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urban +‎ -ism

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɜː(ɹ)bənɪzəm/
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urbanism (countable and uncountable, plural urbanisms)

  1. The study of cities, their geographic, economic, political, social, and cultural environment.
    Coordinate terms: urban studies, urbanology
  2. The culture or way of life of people who live in cities.
    Synonym: urbiculture
  3. Urbanization.
  4. Urban planning.
    • 2008, Diego Ramirez-Lovering, Opportunistic Urbanism, RMIT Publishing, →ISBN, page 125:
      Simultaneously there has been a growing disenchantment with the conventional face of urban design as it is practiced in the West, alongside demands for a new and emerging urbanism that is responsive to the everyday life of the city: []

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Borrowed from French urbanisme.

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urbanism n (uncountable)

  1. urbanism, urban planning

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