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English definition of “modernize”

modernize

verb [I or T] (UK also modernise)
 
 
/ˈmɒdənaɪz/
to start using more recent methods, ideas, equipment, etc. so that something becomes or seems more modern: There has been a lot of opposition to modernizing work practices. If they want to increase output from the factory, they'll have to modernize.
modernizer noun [C]
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