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English definition of “update”

update

noun [C]     /ˈʌp.deɪt/
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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