suburb-anise

suburbanize

[suh-bur-buh-nahyz]
verb (used with object), suburbanized, suburbanizing.
to give suburban characteristics to: to suburbanize a rural area.
Also, especially British, suburbanise.


Origin:
1890–95; suburban + -ize

suburbanization, noun
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suburbanize or suburbanise (sʌˈbɜːbəˌnaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to make suburban
 
suburbanise or suburbanise
 
vb

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