citify(redirected from cityfy)
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tr.v. cit·i·fied, cit·i·fy·ing, cit·i·fies
1. To cause to become urban.
2. To impart the styles and manners of a city to: "Will the immigration of high-powered executives somehow citify the country?" (Wharton Magazine).
cit′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
1. to cause to conform to or adopt the customs, habits, or dress of city people
2. to make urban
ˌcitifiˈcation, ˌcityfiˈcation n
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v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
to cause to conform to city habits, fashions, etc.
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Past participle: citified
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|Verb||1.||citify - accustom to urban ways; "Immigration will citify the country?"|
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