[uh-jawr-nuh-men-toh; Italian ahd-jawr-nah-men-taw]

noun, plural ag·gior·na·men·ti [uh-jawr-nuh-men-tee; Italian ahd-jawr-nah-men-tee] /əˌdʒɔr nəˈmɛn ti; Italian ɑdˌdʒɔr nɑˈmɛn ti/.

the act of bringing something up to date to meet current needs.

Origin of aggiornamento

1960–65; < Italian, equivalent to aggiorna(re) to revise, update (ag- ag- + -giornare, verbal derivative of giorno day < Latin diurnus; see adjourn) + -mento -ment Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for aggiornamento


noun plural -ti (-ti)

RC Church the process of bringing up to date methods, ideas, etc
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