modernization modernization  /ˌmɑ dər nə ˈzeɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) making modern in appearance or behavior
  2. (n) a modernized version (as of a play)


  1. The fourth modernization, that of the military, will be almost as difficult to accomplish.
  2. $6 billion for higher education modernization.
  3. The ancient traditions of the Khasi tribespeople in India's northeast are being threatened by modernization and the government administration.


  1. Letters to the Editor

    I’ll Drink to That In response to Randy LoBasso’s blog about a bill that would privatize Pa.’s liquor industry: Modernization is what consumers want, and anyone that thinks the PLCB is not capable of modernization is wrong! This article hits the nail on the head when it... [This is a summary. To read the full article on, click the headline above.]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Philadelphia Weekly

  2. Raul Grijalva Discusses the Conservative Amendment to the Immigration Reform Act on MSNBC

    Earlier today, Rep. Raul Grijalva spoke with MSNBC regarding the Border Security, Economic Opportunit, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013, which is set to deal with immigration and border security issues. Senate Republicans are currently trying to add an amendment to the bill which would increase the focus on border security.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Tucson Weekly

  3. Ivanhoé Cambridge launches Rockhill revitalization project

    An innovative sustainable redevelopment initiative at the foot of Montreal's Mount Royal MONTREAL, June 11, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Ivanhoé Cambridge is launching a modernization project at Rockhill Apartments, ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "Our aviation system, in spite of the investments we have made in expansion and modernization of almost all Brazilian airports, is passing through difficulties," Silva said. "The security of our aviation system is compatible with all the...
    on Jul 21, 2007 By: Lula da Silva Source: Forbes

  2. "The process of NATO expansion has nothing to do with modernization of the alliance or with ensuring security in Europe," Putin said. "On the contrary, it is a serious factor provoking reduction of mutual trust."
    on Feb 10, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: Forbes

  3. Sec Gates warned last October, saying: "there is absolutely no way we can maintain a credible deterrent and reduce the number of weapons in our stockpile without either resorting to testing our stockpile or pursuing a modernization program."
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Robert Gates Source: Tulsa Today

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