how to pronounce gentrify


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gentrify is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of gentrify in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… think it'll continue to gentrify but it …”

meanings of gentrify


  1. To renovate or improve something, especially housing or district, to make it more appealing to the middle classes (often with the negative association of pricing out existing residents).

gentrify frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gentrify occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics gentrify can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that gentrify can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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