Definition of citify in English:


Pronunciation /-fī/

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verbverb citifies, verb citifying, verb citified

mainly derogatory

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‘In recent years with the proceeding of citifying, the agricultural economy was atrophying gradually.’
  • ‘It is not stamping-out rural life and citifying everyone either.’
  • ‘He brings him out, paints him with a coat of swank and citifies him enough to make him a star in the gambling world.’
  • ‘Improved access enhanced the appeal of the Upper West Side, and as the nineteenth century came to a close apartment buildings proliferated, citifying the once rural West End.’
  • ‘The group's name speaks for itself, citifying and making this traditional and folk inspired music known to a greater public that is more familiar with the current, modern dance and techno sound.’