Definition of urban renewal in English:

urban renewal

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[mass noun]
  • The redevelopment of areas within a large city, typically involving the clearance of slums.
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    • To get federal funds for urban renewal, cities had to find that the areas to be renewed were ‘blighted.’
    • Mufamadi visited the taxi rank area and the park to unveil details of his department's urban renewal programme for the area.
    • All such enterprises lead a tenuous existence at present, since the area is subject to the city's intense urban renewal pressures.

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