Definition of yuppification in US English:

yuppification

noun

derogatory, informal
  • See yuppify

    • ‘Anyone who's experienced the soaring rents in Mile-End knows the yuppification of the area has been well under way for some time.’
    • ‘Over Christmas, I wrote a piece lamenting the yuppification of the Hotel Brunswick.’
    • ‘The Brookmore rooming house was a two story brick building that had escaped the yuppification of skid row.’

Pronunciation

yuppification

/ˌjəpəfəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n//ˌyəpəfəˈkāSH(ə)n/