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update

verb [T] uk   /ʌpˈdeɪt/ us  
B2 to make something more modern or suitable for use now by adding new information or changing its design: an updated version of the softwareRestoring and reviving B1 to give someone the most recent information: We'll update you on this news story throughout the day.Announcing, informing and stating

update

noun [C] uk   /ˈʌp.deɪt/ us  
B2 an act of updating something or someone with new information: Jo's just doing an update on the mailing list. I'll need regular updates on your progress.Announcing, informing and stating B2 a new form of something that existed at an earlier time: It's an update of an old 60s movie.Categories and varietiesSpecies and genders
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