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urban renewal UK US noun [U] (also inner city renewal)
ENVIRONMENT, PROPERTY the process of making a poor area of a city attractive for people to live and work in again by building new houses, offices, schools, etc. and improving the existing ones: urban renewal area/district/project »

The city has created three urban renewal areas in the past five years.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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