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mo·dern·i·za·tion

modernization

 
pronunciation:
ma dr n zeI shn [or] ma dr naI zeI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the process or act of updating or redesigning something to make it look new or contemporary.
definition 2: a process in which societies are believed to move from less to more advanced forms through the introduction of new technology or through social change.
definition 3: a recent adaptation or modernized version, esp. as of a play.