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urbanize (verb), urbanizes; urbanized; urbanizing
1. To make or to become like a city or a town by removing slums or uninhabitable structures and to convert them into attractive living or industrial areas: One of the responsibilities of mayors is to urbanize the residences so people can live more comfortably.
2. To modernize villages into cities: There are times when a small population grows bigger and is urbanized into what is known as a "town" or a "city".
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