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urban renewal

This page is about the collocation urban renewal

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

the renewal of poor parts of a city by improving services and attracting investment

For example

  • The city's urban renewal policy was a great success.

  • Our neighbourhood was like a war zone until the council's urban renewal program saved it.

Note:
Also "urban regeneration"

Quick Quiz

The aim of an urban renewal program is to

a. create poor areas

b. destroy poor areas

c. transform poor areas

Contributor: Matt Errey