Definition of deurbanization in English:

deurbanization

noun

(also deurbanisation)
  • The process of making or becoming less urban in character; specifically the shifting of population away from urban areas.

Pronunciation

deurbanization

/ˌdiːəːbənʌɪˈzeɪʃn/ /diːˌəːb(ə)nʌɪˈzeɪʃn/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in 13th Annual Reports Provincial Board Health Ontario 1894. From de- + urbanization.