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urban renewal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Geography, Building
urban renewalˌurban reˈnewal (also urban regeneration) noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 SGTBthe process of improving poor city areas by building new houses, shops etc 🔊 an urban renewal program
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urban renewalHis urban renewal program amounted to a stack full of charts and blueprints.In the fifth century the popes embarked, in alliance with the local aristocracy, on a programme of urban renewal.Once urban renewal was complete, it would be hard for newcomers to know that anything else had ever been there.The urban renewal administrative process drew considerable criticism because it was so long and encumbered with red tape.An important issue associated with urban renewal concerned the locus of program control.
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