Definition of urbanized adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (British English also -ised) adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈɜːbənaɪzd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɜːrbənaɪzd//
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  1. 1(of an area, a country, etc.) having a lot of towns, streets, factories, etc. rather than countryside
  2. 2(of people) living and working in towns and cities rather than in the country an increasingly urbanized society
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