Examples of gentrify in a sentence
As the neighborhood became gentrified, the people who had lived there for many years could no longer afford it.
Origin and Etymology of gentrify
First Known Use: 1972
GENTRIFY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gentrify for English Language Learners
: to change (a place, such as an old neighborhood) by improving it and making it more appealing to people who have money
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