Overurbanization



[ur-buh-nuh-zey-shuh n] /ˌɜr bə nəˈzeɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
the act or fact of , or taking on the characteristics of a city:
Urbanization has led to more air pollution and increasing childhood asthma.
n.

1888, noun of action from urbanize.

The process by which cities grow or by which societies become more urban.

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