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  • urbanism — refers to patterns of social life thought typical of urban populations. These include a highly specialized division of labour , growth of instrumentalism (see work, subjective experience of ) in social relationships, weakening of kin… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • urbanism — 1885, from URBAN (Cf. urban) + ISM (Cf. ism) …   Etymology dictionary

  • urbanism — [ʉr′bə niz΄əm] n. 1. a) the character of life in the cities; urban life, organization, problems, etc. b) the study of this 2. movement of the population to, or concentration of the population in, the cities urbanist n., adj. urbanistic adj …   English World dictionary

  • urbanism — urban ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or characteristic of a town or city. DERIVATIVES urbanism noun urbanist noun urbanize (also urbanise) verb. ORIGIN Latin urbanus, from urbs city …   English terms dictionary

  • urbanism — noun Date: 1889 1. the characteristic way of life of city dwellers 2. a. the study of the physical needs of urban societies b. city planning 3. urbanization …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • urbanism — См. urabnismo …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • urbanism — /err beuh niz euhm/, n. 1. the way of life of people who live in a large city. 2. urbanization. 3. See city planning. [1885 90; URBAN + ISM, modeled on F urbanisme] * * * …   Universalium

  • urbanism — noun a) the study of cities, their geographic, economic, political, social and cultural environment b) the culture or way of life of people who live in cities …   Wiktionary

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