modernise
British variant of modernize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • modernise — (Brit.) v. make modern; improve; make new; become modern in thought or appearance (also modernize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • modernise — mod|ern|ise [ madər,naız ] a British spelling of modernize …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • modernise — [[t]mɒ̱də(r)naɪz[/t]] see modernize …   English dictionary

  • modernise — UK [ˈmɒdə(r)naɪz] / US [ˈmɑdərˌnaɪz] modernize …   English dictionary

  • modernise — [c]/ˈmɒdənaɪz/ (say moduhnuyz) verb (modernised, modernising) –verb (t) 1. to make modern; give a modern character or appearance to. –verb (i) 2. to become modern; adopt modern ways, views, etc. Also, modernize. –modernisation /mɒdənaɪˈzeɪʃən/… …   Australian English dictionary

  • modernise — verb 1. become technologically advanced Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly • Syn: ↑modernize, ↑develop • Derivationally related forms: ↑development (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • Super-Étendard modernisé — Dassault Super Étendard Dassault Super Étendard …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Super Étendard modernisé — Dassault Super Étendard Dassault Super Étendard …   Wikipédia en Français

  • modernises — modernise (Brit.) v. make modern; improve; make new; become modern in thought or appearance (also modernize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • modernising — modernise (Brit.) v. make modern; improve; make new; become modern in thought or appearance (also modernize) …   English contemporary dictionary

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