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1. gentrify

verb. ['ˈdʒɛntrɪˌfaɪ'] renovate so as to make it conform to middle-class aspirations.

Synonyms

  • freshen up
  • renovate

Antonyms

  • sedate
  • de-energise
  • de-energize

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Words that Rhyme with Gentrify

  • beautify
  • fortify
  • mortify
  • overqualify
  • oversimplify
  • unclassify
  • vilify
  • yuppify

Example sentences of the word gentrify


1. Verb, base form
Some real estate developers will actually encourage the formation of these artist squatters to gentrify an area and attract young urban professionals.

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