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n. pl. ag·gior·na·men·tos
The process of bringing an institution or organization up to date; modernization.

[Italian, from aggiornare, to update : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + giorno, day (from Latin diurnus, daily; see diurnal).]
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n, pl -ti (-ti)
RC Church the process of bringing up to date methods, ideas, etc
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(əˌdʒɔr nəˈmɛn toʊ)

n., pl. -ti (-tē).
the act of bringing something up to date to meet current needs.
[1960–65; < Italian, =aggiorna(re) to revise, update + -mento -ment]
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The Catholic ressourcement (or Nouvelle Theologie) of the mid-twentieth century was certainly part of the British scholarly conversation, as it was the French and German, and Tolkien was aware of it, at least in general.
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