redevelopment

noun

re·​de·​vel·​op·​ment ˌrē-di-ˈve-ləp-mənt How to pronounce redevelopment (audio)
: the act or process of redeveloping
especially : renovation of a blighted area
urban redevelopment

Examples of redevelopment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After facing backlash from activists, the city agreed to make sure the redevelopment project would include a public space for arts and community. Shawna Chen, Axios, 16 July 2024 One of the more ambitious housing redevelopment projects in Detroit needs a bit more time before construction work can start. Jc Reindl, Detroit Free Press, 15 July 2024 Archaeologists excavated a section of the Plaça del Teatre as part of a downtown redevelopment project, the Barcelona Archaeology Service said in a July 11 news release. Aspen Pflughoeft, Miami Herald, 12 July 2024 Toll did not get into specifics about the cost estimates, and would not confirm if the National Passenger Railroad Corporation had issued a formal order for developers to stop work on the redevelopment project. Dan Belson, Baltimore Sun, 11 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for redevelopment 

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Word History

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of redevelopment was in 1830

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“Redevelopment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redevelopment. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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