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v. mo·dern·ized, mo·dern·iz·ing, mo·dern·iz·es
To make modern in appearance, style, or character; update.
To accept or adopt modern ways, ideas, or style.

mod′ern·i·za′tion (-ər-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
mod′ern·iz′er n.
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Adj.1.modernized - brought up to datemodernized - brought up to date; "modernized methods"
progressive - favoring or promoting progress; "progressive schools"
References in classic literature ?
It aspires to being a modernized fairy tale, in which the wonderment and joy are retained and the heartaches and nightmares are left out.
There is, so far as I know, no modernized version of The Bruce, but there are many books illustrative of the text.
This extract has been somewhat amended or modernized in orthography, to render it more intelligible to the general reader.
The chevalier had repudiated the ridiculous costume still preserved by certain monarchical old men; he had frankly modernized himself.
On the Continent of Europe, indeed, they still survive, after a fashion, in a single somewhat modernized form, the celebrated Passion Play of Oberammergau.
Modernized, it is now the scene of more peaceful recreations than the exhibition of a party of wild beasts with Christians for dinner.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian Defense Minister said that share of modern and modernized aircraft in the Russian Air Force amounts to 52 percent.
Now that the B61s are to be modernized, they will further serve the Turkish interest of protecting itself against such threats.
Focusing the structure of the ministry to support modernized service delivery.
16 -- The modernized Galle - Matara railway track of Sri Lanka's southern railway line will be declared open today.
A, Yardimci said that the TOBB and Iran signed an agreement for the modernization of Iranian border gates and that a senior Iranian official visited the Kapikule Border Gate to have an idea about a modernized border gate.
In the wake of Daily News stories over the weekend on aerial firefighting problems, California officials also scrambled for funds to fully muster the state's modernized air-tanker fleet.

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