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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"
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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.
It aspires to being a modernized fairy tale, in which the wonderment and joy are retained and the heartaches and nightmares are left out.
Modernized, it is now the scene of more peaceful recreations than the exhibition of a party of wild beasts with Christians for dinner.
There is, so far as I know, no modernized version of The Bruce, but there are many books illustrative of the text.
On the Continent of Europe, indeed, they still survive, after a fashion, in a single somewhat modernized form, the celebrated Passion Play of Oberammergau.
Located at the southwest corner of 41st Street, the 24-floor, 225,000 SF building's facade, entranceway and lobby will be upgraded and modernized.
Following this rationale, if the Arabs have been modernized then their national identification is supposed to strengthen.
Though aware of and sympathetic to Steeds ideas about preserving the writer's voice by preserving original spelling and punctuation, Cullen decided to include a modernized edition because Weamys "has been ignored for over three centuries; it would be a dreadful irony to edit her in such a way as to assure her continuing to be ignored" (lxv).
The sparrow-sized specimen is the earliest known example of a bird with modernized flying ability, reports Paul C.
GE Transportation to work with Yakutia Railways in Aldan to provide service maintenance of modernized locomotives.
8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin has delivered the second modernized Global Positioning System Block IIR (GPS IIR) satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

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