modernization

(redirected from Modernizations)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

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).
References in periodicals archive ?
The French scholar Marie-clarire Bergere makes this point most clearly in her article by showing the striking similarities between the late Qing reform and the Four Modernizations of Deng Xiaoping.
The control room modernizations are required because the existing instrumentation and control systems in older plants are becoming obsolete forcing their owners to convert to modern digital control systems.
Willamette has been proactive in modernizations and expansions of its manufacturing plants over the last ten years.

Full browser ?