Definitions for modernizeˈmɒd ərˌnaɪz

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. overhaul, modernize, modernise(verb)

    make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to

    "You should overhaul your car engine"; "overhaul the health care system"

  2. modernize, modernise, develop(verb)

    become technologically advanced

    "Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace"; "Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly"

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  1. modernize(Verb)

    To bring something up to date, or make it modern in style or function

  2. modernize(Verb)

    To become modern in appearance, or adopt modern ways

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Modernize(verb)

    to render modern; to adapt to modern person or things; to cause to conform to recent or present usage or taste

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. moderniser.]


Translations for modernize

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  • modernitzarCatalan, Valencian
  • modernisierenGerman
  • modernizarse, modernizarSpanish
  • uudistua, uudenaikaistaa, nykyaikaistaa, nykyaikaistua, modernisoitua, modernisoidaFinnish
  • moderniserFrench
  • korszerűsít, modernizálHungarian
  • 近代化, 現代化Japanese
  • се осовременува, осовременува, модернизира, се модернизираMacedonian
  • moderniserenDutch
  • модернизировать, модернизироватьсяRussian
  • moderniseraSwedish

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