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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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Jesus Sison, head of enforcement of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), during the modern PUV caravan held at the SM City Marilao on Friday, said this is the first route in the province to undergo PUV modernization.
About 60 drivers and operators from the Pagkakaisa ng mga Samahan ng Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide (Piston) trooped to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) main office bearing streamers and placards denouncing the government's modernization initiative.
At present, modernization work is being carried out at the Baku Oil Refinery named after Heydar Aliyev, set to be completed by 2021.
Grace Poe, said that while she fully agrees with modernizing public transportation including the most iconic jeepney, once dubbed the King of the Road, the policies set forth in the modernization could result in massive loss of jobs and may only unduly favor big corporations.
'Modernization has given us the leverage to be able to improve our performance in the sector as we also work closely with producers so that we move forward as a sector,'said Sigei who spoke to the Star in Eldoret.
Former Finance Minister Olga Lavrova said the loan obtained for modernization of the plant will be returned from the revenues that are expected to grow with increase of sale of thermal power, since the capacity of the plant was boosted
Modernization can be understood as a process where people adopt modern ways of life and values.
Of the amount, P4.839 billion -- representing the revenues generated from assets disposed by the BCDA from January to date -- will go to the AFP modernization and other beneficiary agencies under its charter, the DOF said.
READ: Jeepney modernization: Full speed ahead DOTr Roque said that the Department of Transportation was already taking steps to improve the country's transport facilities and to ensure that the concerns of public utility vehicle drivers were addressed.
Dispelling the erroneous impression of an ongoing modernization by Turkey of the F-16 aircraft in the media, the defense sources said Monday that the modernization had been part of the Peace Drive II Programme (2011-14) between Turkey and Pakistan for upgradation of a total of 41 F-16 aircraft.
During the acquisition drawdown between fiscal years 2008 and 2015, total obligation authority for Army modernization fell 74 percent in real terms, from $90 billion to $24 billion.

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