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Dictionary entry overview: What does gentrification mean?
• GENTRIFICATION (noun)
The noun GENTRIFICATION has 1 sense:
1. the restoration of run-down urban areas by the middle class (resulting in the displacement of low-income residents)
Familiarity information: GENTRIFICATION used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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The restoration of run-down urban areas by the middle class (resulting in the displacement of low-income residents)
Nouns denoting acts or actions
Hypernyms ("gentrification" is a kind of...):
restoration (the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state)
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