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modernization

[ mod-er-nahy-zey-shuhn ]
/ ˌmɒd ər naɪˈzeɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act or process of making or becoming up-to-date, or the state of being up-to-date or modern:Los Angeles is investing billions in the first major modernization at LAX since the 1984 Olympics.

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Also especially British, mod·er·ni·sa·tion .

Origin of modernization

an·ti·mod·er·ni·za·tion, nouno·ver·mod·er·ni·za·tion, nounre·mod·er·ni·za·tion, noun
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