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rural

(roor′ăl) [L. ruralis, rustic, country]
Pert. to a geographic area (such as a small town or sparsely populated county) where less than 2500 people live.
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Given the geographic location of each study site, however, we would expect to find exurbanisation to be more dominant in the Elora area, with ruralisation more prevalent in the remoter district of Parry Sound.
Aux images habituelles de l'urbanisation des campagnes se substituent celles, desuetes, de la ruralisation des villes.
As a result, as opposed to urbanising the countryside, or at the very least working to assimilate those moving to Egypt's cities from the countryside, what has happened instead is the ruralisation of Egypt's cities.
Nous avons a faire a plusieurs aspects qui interagissent, il y a la poussee demographique, l'urbanisation anarchique, l'exode rurale, la ruralisation de l'espace urbain, l'analphabetisme, la profusion des vendeurs ambulants, l'incivisme.