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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Modernize \Mod"ern*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Modernized; p.
pr. & vb. n. Modernizing.] [Cf. F. moderniser.]
To render modern; to adapt to modern person or things; to
cause to conform to recent or present usage or taste.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to;
"You should overhaul your car engine"; "overhaul the health
care system" [syn: overhaul, modernize, modernise]
2: become technologically advanced; "Many countries in Asia are
now developing at a very fast pace"; "Viet Nam is modernizing
rapidly" [syn: modernize, modernise, develop]
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