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ruralize

[roo r-uh-lahyz] /ˈrʊər əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), ruralized, ruralizing.
1.
to make rural.
verb (used without object), ruralized, ruralizing.
2.
to spend time in the country; rusticate.
Also, especially British, ruralise.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; rural + -ize
Related forms
ruralization, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ruralization

ruralize

/ˈrʊərəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to make rural in character, appearance, etc
2.
(intransitive) to go into the country to live
Derived Forms
ruralization, ruralisation, noun
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