urbanization

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EtymologyEdit

urbanize +‎ -ation

NounEdit

urbanization (countable and uncountable, plural urbanizations)

  1. The process of the formation and growth of cities.
  2. The change in a country or region when its population migrates from rural to urban areas.
  3. The proportion of a region's population that live in towns and cities; the rate at which this proportion is growing.

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