World English Dictionary
modernize or modernise (ˈmɒdəˌnaɪz)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to make modern in appearance or style: to modernize a room
2.  (intr) to adopt modern ways, ideas, etc
 
modernise or modernise
 
vb
 
moderni'zation or modernise
 
n
 
moderni'sation or modernise
 
n
 
'modernizer or modernise
 
n
 
'moderniser or modernise
 
n

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Example sentences for modernisation
During this period, the city experienced faster growth and significant modernisation.
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