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downzone

or down-zone

[doun-zohn] /ˈdaʊnˌzoʊn/
verb (used with object), downzoned, downzoning.
1.
to change the zoning designation on (property) to restrict high-density development.
verb (used without object), downzoned, downzoning.
2.
to downzone development.
Origin of downzone
down1 + zone
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