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gentrification (ˌdʒɛntrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən



  1. (British) a process by which middle-class people take up residence in a traditionally working-class area of a city, changing the character of the area

Example Sentences Including 'gentrification'

One matronly woman with a Phyllis Diller hair-do was holding forth on the blessings of gentrification.
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