Modernization



[mod-er-nahyz] /ˈmɒd ərˌnaɪz/

verb (used with object), modernized, modernizing.
1.
to make ; give a new or character or appearance to:
to modernize one’s ideas; to modernize a kitchen.
verb (used without object), modernized, modernizing.
2.
to become ; adopt ways, views, etc.
/ˈmɒdəˌnaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to make modern in appearance or style: to modernize a room
2.
(intransitive) to adopt modern ways, ideas, etc
n.

1770, from modernize + -ation.
v.

1748, from modern + -ize, or from French moderniser. Related: Modernized; modernizing; modernizer.

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