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urbanism Syllabification: ur·ban·ism
Pronunciation: /ˈərbəˌnizəm/

Definition of urbanism in English:


1The lifestyle of city dwellers.
Example sentences
  • Today's new baseball stadiums offer a lesson in smart urbanism.
  • Some families see themselves as having an affinity for this kind of treatment due to their modernism and urbanism.
  • Far from being a designer frill, the courtyard is an essential element in the life of the homes immediately surrounding the space and a ‘building block’ of coherent urbanism for an entire urban district.
Example sentences
  • Le Corbusier claimed this would provide the ‘three essential joys of urbanism: sun, space, and greenery.’
  • Its discussions of space and place are relevant for anyone interested in motion, space, urbanism, culture, and virtual reality.
  • The website, with sections about urbanism, transportation, manufacturing, energy and materials, is certainly impressive.
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