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modernize

US [ˈmɑdərˌnaɪz]
UK [ˈmɒdə(r)naɪz]
  • v.使(制度、方法等)现代化;使(设备、概念等)现代化
  • Web使现代化;近代化;使成现代化
Simple Present:modernizes  Present Participle:modernizing  Past Tense:modernized  
modernize
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v.
1.
[t]
~ sth
使(制度、方法等)现代化to make a system, methods, etc. more modern and more suitable for use at the present time
The company is investing $9 million to modernize its factories.
这家公司要投资 900 万元将其工厂现代化。
2.
[i]
使(设备、概念等)现代化to start using modern equipment, ideas, etc.
Unfortunately we lack the resources to modernize.
遗憾的是我们缺乏现代化所需的财力。

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