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Modernization   /mˌɑdərnəzˈeɪʃən/  /mˌɑdərnaɪzˈeɪʃə/   Listen

Making modern in appearance or behavior.  Synonym: modernisation.
A modernized version (as of a play).

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"Modernization" Quotes from Famous Books

... salient or boldly projecting towers flanking with their fire the curtain walls, which in England, at any rate, were then somewhat of a novelty. At this time the Tower was extremely defective in this respect, its great need being not for mere repairs, but for effective modernization as a fortress. ...
— Memorials of Old London - Volume I • Various

... general assessment: inadequate; requires considerable expansion and modernization; teledensity of 8.6 main lines per 100 persons is very low domestic: the majority of telephones are in Baku and other industrial centers - about 700 villages still without public telephone service; satellite service connects Baku to a modern switch in its exclave of Naxcivan international: ...
— The 2002 CIA World Factbook • US Government

Words linked to "Modernization" :   modernize, version, improvement, modernisation, adaptation

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