Meaning of slum clearance in English:

slum clearance

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mass noun
  • The demolition of slums, usually accompanied by the rehousing of the inhabitants, to improve living conditions and the environment of an inner city.

    ‘local authorities placed their contracts for estates to be built for slum clearance and relief of overcrowding’
    • ‘there were major slum clearances in North Shields’