[ US /ˌɝbənəˈzeɪʃən, ˌɝbənɪˈzeɪʃən/ ]
  1. the condition of being urbanized
  2. the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
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How To Use urbanization In A Sentence

  • Since this century was also an era of rapid urbanization, the question of how courts and capital cities got along with each other is of considerable interest. The Times Literary Supplement
  • Equally important to urbanization, the nation's population was increasing.
  • With the sustained and steady economic growth in China, China's urbanization has stepped into the stage of full-scale acceleration, said Chinese Vice Minister of Construction Qiu Baoxing Tuesday.
  • Extensive wetlands in Sonora have been decimated by irrigated agriculture and urbanization.
  • Woodlands are the butcherbird's natural habitat, but like many similar species they have adapted well to urbanisation and can be found in leafy suburbs.
  • Since gaining independence in 1964, the country has experienced a continuing shift toward urbanization which is reflected in its architecture.
  • The urbanization of the mass of the population and the decline of rural areas not surprisingly had profound social consequences for all classes of the population.
  • With urbanisation the antagonism between rich and poor sharpened.
  • Moreover, the built-up area thus formed will become congested with buildings, paving the way for urbanisation and consequent environmental degradation.
  • The report speaks of extensive environmental degradation caused by high population growth, rapid urbanization and fast industrialization.
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