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suburban

1. of, relating to, situated in, or inhabiting a suburb or the suburbs
2. characteristic of or typifying a suburb or the suburbs
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(93) Though initially accessible only to the wealthy, technological advancements eventually permitted middle-class (primarily white) families the opportunity to suburbanize as well.
Deller, director of the Department of Planning and Community Development for the city, the completely new 1951 zoning ordinance was designed to "suburbanize" the city.
But "smart growth" is an oxymoron, an elaborate shell game forcing a Sophie's Choice: Do we increase density and destroy the architectural integrity and quality of life in historical neighborhoods, for example, or do we urbanize and suburbanize farm and forest land and natural areas?