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Synonyms for urbanize

to imbue with city ways, manners, and customs

Synonyms for urbanize

make more industrial or city-like

impart urban habits, ways of life, or responsibilities upon

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As America continues to urbanize and more and more people seek quality outdoor recreation, opportunities for landowners to make money by selling access are bound to increase.
With the country expected to urbanize a billion people by 2010, strong markets for handhelds and digital televisions are also projected through the next decade.
chapter offers a cautiously optimistic environmental prospect for Asia as the region urbanizes," the report added.