ungentrified

adjective
un·​gen·​tri·​fied | \ ˌən-ˈjen-trə-ˌfīd How to pronounce ungentrified (audio) \

Definition of ungentrified

: not altered by gentrification : not gentrified … a two-month-old shop on one of the last ungentrified stretches in SoHo …— Lynn Yaeger

Examples of ungentrified in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the time, the neighborhood was largely ungentrified and had a bohemian vibe, all of which Mr. Larson aimed to capture. Charles Passy, WSJ, 27 Feb. 2021 In the early ’80s, Olde City was still an ungentrified neighborhood of warehouses and factories beginning to close shop and Colonial-era historic sites (spruced up for the recent Bicentennial). Elizabeth Isadora Gold, Longreads, 2 Oct. 2020 In the early ’80s, Olde City was still an ungentrified neighborhood of warehouses and factories beginning to close shop and Colonial-era historic sites (spruced up for the recent Bicentennial). Elizabeth Isadora Gold, Longreads, 2 Oct. 2020 In the early ’80s, Olde City was still an ungentrified neighborhood of warehouses and factories beginning to close shop and Colonial-era historic sites (spruced up for the recent Bicentennial). Elizabeth Isadora Gold, Longreads, 2 Oct. 2020 In the early ’80s, Olde City was still an ungentrified neighborhood of warehouses and factories beginning to close shop and Colonial-era historic sites (spruced up for the recent Bicentennial). Elizabeth Isadora Gold, Longreads, 2 Oct. 2020 In the early ’80s, Olde City was still an ungentrified neighborhood of warehouses and factories beginning to close shop and Colonial-era historic sites (spruced up for the recent Bicentennial). Elizabeth Isadora Gold, Longreads, 2 Oct. 2020 In the early ’80s, Olde City was still an ungentrified neighborhood of warehouses and factories beginning to close shop and Colonial-era historic sites (spruced up for the recent Bicentennial). Elizabeth Isadora Gold, Longreads, 2 Oct. 2020 In the early ’80s, Olde City was still an ungentrified neighborhood of warehouses and factories beginning to close shop and Colonial-era historic sites (spruced up for the recent Bicentennial). Elizabeth Isadora Gold, Longreads, 2 Oct. 2020

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1980, in the meaning defined above

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“Ungentrified.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ungentrified. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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