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  1. gentrification

    • IPA[ˌdʒɛntrɪfɪˈkeɪʃn]

    英式

    • n.
      the process whereby the character of a poor urban area is changed by wealthier people moving in, improving housing, and attracting new businesses, often displacing current inhabitants in the process;the process of making someone or something more refined, polite, or respectable
    • noun: gentrification, plural noun: gentrifications

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    名詞

    • 1. the process whereby the character of a poor urban area is changed by wealthier people moving in, improving housing, and attracting new businesses, often displacing current inhabitants in the process an area undergoing rapid gentrification signs of creeping gentrification are evident
    • the process of making someone or something more refined, polite, or respectable football has undergone gentrification Miss Havisham's plan for his gentrification
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    • IPA[ˌjentrəfəˈkāSHən]

    美式

    • n.
      the process whereby the character of a poor urban area is changed by wealthier people moving ... an area undergoing rapid gentrification signs of creeping gentrification are evident

    Oxford American Dictionary