Definition of suburbanize in US English:

suburbanize

verb

  • Make or become suburban in character.

    with object ‘this development would be suburbanizing a historic area’
    no object ‘American cities have faced pressures to suburbanize’
    ‘car-dominated, heavily suburbanized areas’

Pronunciation

suburbanize

/səˈbərbəˌnīz//səˈbərbəˌnaɪz/