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mod·ern·ize

 (mŏd′ər-nīz′)
v. mo·dern·ized, mo·dern·iz·ing, mo·dern·iz·es
v.tr.
To make modern in appearance, style, or character; update.
v.intr.
To accept or adopt modern ways, ideas, or style.

mod′ern·i·za′tion (-ər-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
mod′ern·iz′er n.

modernization

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.modernization - making modern in appearance or behaviormodernization - making modern in appearance or behavior; "the modernization of Nigeria will be a long process"
improvement - the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property"
2.modernization - a modernized version (as of a play)
adaptation, version - a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form; "the play is an adaptation of a short novel"
Translations
modernizace
modernisering
òaî aî færa til nútímahorfs
modernizácia
modernleştirme

modernization

[ˌmɒdənaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nmodernización f

modernization

[ˌmɒdərnaɪˈzeɪʃən] modernisation (British) nmodernisation f

modernization

modernization

[ˌmɒdənaɪˈzeɪʃn] nrimodernamento, modernizzazione f

modern

(ˈmodən) adjective
belonging to the present or to recent times; not old or ancient. modern furniture/clothes.
moˈdernity (-ˈdəː-) noun
ˈmodernness noun
ˈmodernize, ˈmodernise verb
to bring up to date. We should modernize the education system.
ˌmoderniˈzation, ˌmoderniˈsation noun
modern language
a language spoken nowadays (as opposed to ancient Greek, Latin etc).
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