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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]
(Definition of modernize verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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