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noun [uncountable]     gentrification pronunciation in British English
  1. the process by which an area of a city where poor people live becomes an area where middle-class people live, as they buy the houses and repair them

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     gentrify pronunciation in British English
/ˈdʒentrɪfaɪ/ verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
present participlegentrifying
past tensegentrified
past participlegentrified

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