Predicate: urbanize

Roleset id: urbanize.01 , to make urban, like a city, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

urbanize.01: URBANIZE-V NOTES: Frame by Claire based on expansion via VerbNet; nominal 'urbanization' based on BOLT-7. VN class other_cos-45.4. (from urbanize.01-v) URBANIZATION-N NOTES: Automatically created by Julia as an alias file for unification. (from urbanization.01-n)


urbanization (n.)
urbanize (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of urbanization (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: entity urbanized (vnrole: 45.4-patient)
        Arg2-MNR: Instrument or Manner if separate from arg 0 (vnrole: 45.4-instrument)

Example: Descriptive, society

        In our modern, urbanized society, many like to imagine their own existence is bloodless, clean, and sanitary.

        Rel: urbanized
        Arg1: society

Example: Birds

        Birds-1 are being urbanized *-1 by people in outdoor cafes feeding them.

        Rel: urbanized
        Arg1: *-1
        Arg0: by people in outdoor cafes feeding them

Example: nominal rel: urbanization

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        The urbanization of the United States has progressed throughout its entire history.

        Rel: urbanization
        Arg1: of the United States

Predicate: urban

Roleset id: urban.02 , having big city characteristics, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

urban.02: URBAN-J NOTES: Added by Julia for BOLT. Relation to 'urbanize.01'. (from urban.01-j)


urban (j.)


        Arg1-PPT: urban entity


        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        it 's got a great creative pulse , it 's cheap , but it 's also really urban

        Arg1: it
        Argm-adv: also
        Argm-ext: really
        Rel: urban