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Modernize   /mˈɑdərnˌaɪz/   Listen
Modernize

verb
(past & past part. modernized; pres. part. modernizing)
1.
Make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to.  Synonyms: modernise, overhaul.  "Overhaul the health care system"
2.
Become technologically advanced.  Synonyms: develop, modernise.  "Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly"






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"Modernize" Quotes from Famous Books



... conditions do more than anything else to brighten, modernize and make comfortable the house of today. Poor light is poor economy in more than ...
— Fowler's Household Helps • A. L. Fowler



Words linked to "Modernize" :   regenerate, renew, fix, modernization, overhaul, repair, mend, bushel, change, restore, retrofit, build up, doctor, furbish up, touch on



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