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update

up·date

update

 
 
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: uhp deIt [or] uhp deIt
inflections: updated, updates, updating
definition: to provide with new or current information; bring up to date.
He updated me on his progress.I updated the accounts.
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: uhp deIt
definition 1: an act or instance of bringing up to date.
definition 2: new or recent information in a particular area.
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derivation: updater (n.)