modernisation modernisation

Definition(s):

  • (n) making modern in appearance or behavior

Usage(s):

  • Instead, it stresses its claim that China's rule in Tibet has brought modernisation, prosperity and happiness to the long-suffering, and now eternally grateful, people of Tibet.

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  1. US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he raised "uncertainty over China's military modernisation and the need for greater transparency to allay international concerns" in talks in Beijing with his Chinese counterpart Cao Gangchuan.
    on Nov 4, 2007 By: Robert Gates Source: Reuters India

  2. "The honourable member for Carshalton and Wallington will also know the controversy that currently surrounds the Intercept Modernisation Programme," said Coaker. "I look forward to his support when we present Intercept Modernisation Programme...
    on Mar 18, 2009 By: Vernon Coaker Source: ZDNet UK

  3. Chief executive Adam Crozier added: "Royal Mail's modernisation plan agreed with our shareholder, the Government, is on track to deliver across the period of the plan, with more than £600m spent on transforming the letters business since the...
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Adam Crozier Source: nebusiness.co.uk

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