urbanized

urbanized
ur|ban|ized
also urbanised BrE [ˈə:bənaızd US ˈə:r-] adj
1.) an urbanized country or area has a lot of houses, factories, shops, offices etc
the most heavily urbanized regions
2.) in an urbanized society, there are a lot of people who live and work in towns and cities
During the 19th century, Britain became the world's first modern urbanized society.
>urbanization [ˌə:bənaıˈzeıʃən US ˌə:rbənə-] n [U]
the transformation of the social structure by urbanization

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