Definition of urbanism in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈərbəˌnizəm/


1The way of life characteristic of cities and towns: a lot of their songs are about cities and urbanism
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  • In its gentle, humane urbanism, this historic city still offers lessons for the future.
  • As segregation intensified, so did black political power, formed in the very institutions that exemplified the racist ideology built into 20th-century urbanism.
  • Late 19th-century Mexican urbanism was still struggling with its Conquest-era foundations.
1.1The development and planning of cities and towns: his interests include issues related to architectural design and urbanism
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  • They explained German approaches to 'landscape urbanism', which is landscape design in large and dense urban agglomerations.
  • It traces developments of provocative networks and typologies for regional planning and new urbanism.
  • Far from being a designer frill, the courtyard is a 'building block' of coherent urbanism for an entire urban district.

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Syllabification: ur·ban·ism

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