Definition of yuppification noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

yuppification

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌjʌpɪfɪˈkeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌjʌpɪfɪˈkeɪʃn//
 
[uncountable](informal, disapproving)
 
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the process of making something such as an area of a city more expensive and fashionable, and attractive to yuppies