UK [pəˈdestrɪənaɪz] / US [pəˈdestrɪəˌnaɪz] verb [transitive]
Word forms "pedestrianize":
present tense I/you/we/they pedestrianize he/she/it pedestrianizes present participle pedestrianizing past tense pedestrianized past participle pedestrianized
to make a street into an area where vehicles are not allowed

Derived word:
UK [pəˌdestrɪənaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n] / US [pəˌdestrɪənɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n] noun uncountable

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  • pedestrianize — pe|des|tri|an|ize [ pə destriə,naız ] verb transitive to make a street into an area where vehicles are not allowed ╾ pe|des|tri|an|i|za|tion [ pə,destriənı zeıʃn ] noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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