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redevelopment

[ree-di-vel-uh p-muh nt] /ˌri dɪˈvɛl əp mənt/
noun
1.
the act or process of redeveloping.
2.
an often publicly financed rebuilding of an urban residential or commercial section in decline.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; re- + development
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  • Her mission, give voice to the voiceless, especially those displaced by the multi-million dollar redevelopment of the projects.
  • There is always drawbacks ie cutting down of trees, and forest for redevelopment and what not.
  • Moreover, the upheaval accompanying redevelopment had drawn into it an extra share of derelicts and thieves.
  • Instead of ruling out redevelopment in low-lying areas, the agency had essentially left floodplain elevations unchanged.
  • The village was the first phase in the planned redevelopment of a former industrial site.
  • Emirates will move its entire operation there and the old airport will probably be sold for redevelopment.
  • The clinic is working with local groups to support redevelopment and to open community health-centres.
  • Any redevelopment on this scale will disturb sentimentalists.
  • These weren't big redevelopment schemes with mission statements.
  • Having lost population and buildings, inner-city neighborhoods are ripe for redevelopment.
Word Origin and History for redevelopment
n.

also re-development, 1830, from re- + development.

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