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GENTRIFICATION

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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 


GENTRIFICATION (noun)


Sense 1gentrification [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The restoration of run-down urban areas by the middle class (resulting in the displacement of low-income residents)

Classified under:

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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