gentrify


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renovate so as to make it conform to middle-class aspirations

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Gentrifying tracts saw bigger increases in home values, rents, incomes, education levels, and owner occupancy rates than low-price tracts that did not gentrify.
The ants, which have an innate fear of the flies, stop foraging and flee when they spot them, giving native ants a chance to gentrify the neighborhood.
The city then tries to gentrify the black neighborhoods.
Over the past 10 years, though, the network's management has been trying to gentrify its stations, aiming for the niche formerly filled by the increasingly centrist National Public Radio.
In the teeth of attempts to gentrify the game, and to control its fans to the point of infringing on their civil liberties (in Britain, for example, through Margaret Thatcher's Football Spectators Act of 1989), soccer has remained a fierce expression of male working-class culture.
Gays and lesbians who gentrify a neighborhood aren't hurting anyone.