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n. - The social process whereby cities grow and societies become more focused on cities.

Usage examples (35)
  • Now, following the urbanization of this region, all this is a plan among the 100 we will have as resources permit gradually for what we call urbanization of the...
  • Do you think that increased urbanization is a necessary consequence of increasing globalization?
  • The fact is that our growth in urbanization means that the countryside is rapidly becoming denuded of people.
  • This problem of uncontrolled or poorly controlled urbanization is a little-noticed but vital component of environmental pollution. for more
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