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Meaning of MODERNIZE

Pronunciation:  'mâdur`nIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make repairs or adjustments to; "You should overhaul your car engine"
  2. [v]  become technologically advanced; "Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace"; "Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly"
 

MODERNIZE is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: develop, modernise, overhaul
 
 See Also: bushel, change, doctor, fix, furbish up, mend, regenerate, renew, repair, restore, retrofit, touch on

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.
--Percy.

 

 

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