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The process of exterimninating the middle class and poor residents of a city due to high inflated real estate prices that will bring along wealthy yuppies into neighborhoods that were once blue collar middle collar class.

Real estate developers advertise certain neighborhoods as "trendy" in hopoe to bring in yuppies and drive out long time residents.
"My neighborhood is going through generification, all the the apartments are being made into luxury condominiums for the fuckin yuppies"
by $teve December 17, 2006
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