Definition of pedestrianize in English:

pedestrianize

Syllabification: pe·des·tri·an·ize
Pronunciation: /pəˈdestrēəˌnīz
 
/

verb

[with object]
Close (a street or area) to traffic, making it accessible only to pedestrians: the ancient center of the town was pedestrianized
More example sentences
  • There has been considerable talk about the need to pedestrianise streets in the town centre.
  • The council is planning to pedestrianise the street and some side streets in the area from 11 am to 7pm six days a week.
  • The project will not pedestrianise the area, as previously planned, but the streets will be dramatically altered.

Derivatives

pedestrianization

Pronunciation: /pəˌdestrēəniˈzāSHən/
noun
More example sentences
  • Chamber did not want a trial basis of pedestrianisation.
  • We also remain astounded at the amount of money being spent on the pedestrianisation of Kendal, when we have yet to hear from a resident of the town who actually thinks it is a good idea!
  • Six people are not in favour of pedestrianisation at all.

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