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English definition of “update”

update

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈʌpdeɪt/
a statement giving the most recent information about a subject or situation: an update on sth I'll need regular updates on your progress. Passengers watch airport television screens waiting for news updates.
IT a more recent, and usually improved, form of something, especially something that is regularly changed: Each software update has a version number.an update of sth The latest version is a much improved update of the original program.
(Definition of update noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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