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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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In general, these figures shows, the annual growth of urbanisation has always been consistently higher than the rate of ruralization.
Southall deals with Marx' distinction between (1) Asiatic mode (the unity of town and country), (2) Ancient mode (the ruralization of the city), (3) Feudal mode (the antagonism between town and country), and (4) Capitalist mode (the urbanization of the country).
Why should risk management not reserve a cadre of "country doctors" to accompany this ruralization of industry?