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Noun: modernization  ,mó-dur-nu'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,mó-du(r)-nI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. Making modern in appearance or behaviour
    "the modernization of Nigeria will be a long process";
    - modernisation [Brit]
  2. A modernized version (as of a play)

Derived forms: modernizations

Type of: adaptation, improvement, version

Encyclopedia: Modernization