aggiornamento

[ uh-jawr-nuh-men-toh; Italian ahd-jawr-nah-men-taw ]
/ əˌdʒɔr nəˈmɛn toʊ; Italian ɑdˌdʒɔr nɑˈmɛn tɔ /

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.

Nearby words

  1. aggadic,
  2. agger,
  3. aggers,
  4. aggeus,
  5. aggie,
  6. agglomerate,
  7. agglomeration,
  8. agglutinant,
  9. agglutinate,
  10. agglutination

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

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British Dictionary definitions for aggiornamento

aggiornamento

/ Italian (addʒornaˈmɛnto) /

noun plural -ti (-ti)

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