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update

verb [T]
 
 
/ʌpˈdeɪt/
to make something more modern or suitable for use now by adding new information or changing its design: They haven't updated the software in three years. We've recently updated the decor in all of our restaurants. Scientific textbooks must be updated regularly.
to give someone the most recent information: update sb on sth Can you update me on progress so far?
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