Modernize - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- become technologically advanced (syn: develop)
We're modernizing our kitchen with a new oven, refrigerator, and dishwasher.
The country recently announced plans to begin modernizing its army.
The school needs a building with modernized classrooms.
Older companies will need to modernize quickly if they are to survive in today's economy.
They need more funds to modernize the country's telephone system.
The business will lose money if it doesn't modernize.
The country carried out far-reaching reforms to modernize its economy.
Economic reforms are needed to pacify and modernize the country.
Plans to modernize have been set in train.
present participle: modernizing
past tense: modernized
past participle: modernized