present tense third-person singular of urbanize
as in civilizes
to accustom to the ways of the city every September the city of Boston urbanizes a new crop of college students from small towns across the country

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“Urbanizes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/urbanizes. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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