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smart growth Syllabification: smart growth

Definition of smart growth in English:


Planned economic and community development that attempts to curb urban sprawl and worsening environmental conditions.
Example sentences
  • I might add that Yonkers is, in fact, old school smart growth.
  • Last year, five of the six smart growth bills never made it out of committee; the sixth was defeated on the floor.
  • And unless Edmonton's city council develops a land use plan to ensure smart growth, urban sprawl could cripple the city within a few decades.
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