ur‧ban‧ized also urbanised British English
an urbanized country or area has a lot of houses, factories, shops, offices etc:
the most heavily urbanized regions
in an urbanized society, there are a lot of people who live and work in towns and cities:
During the 19th century, Britain became the world's first modern urbanized society.
—urbanization noun [uncountable]
the transformation of the social structure by urbanization