modernized modernized  /ˈmɑ dər ˌnaɪzd/


  • (adj) brought up to date


  1. He modernized the Mafia, shaping it into a smoothly run national crime syndicate focused on the bottom line.
  2. Going further, they decided that Japan's modernized conscript army and navy would report to the Emperor alone.
  3. The people of Chungking were shocked even by the customs of the modernized coastal Chinese who retreated to the province six years ago.


  1. Loews Hotel Vogue Undergoes $10 Million Renovation

    The Montreal hotel has been completely modernized and upgraded
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Hospitality Design

  2. Lockheed Martin Delivers Modernized Laser Range Finder For Apache Helicopter

    Orlando FL (SPX) Jun 12, 2013 Lockheed Martin recently delivered the first Modernized Day Sensor Assembly (M-DSA) Laser Range Finder Designator (LRFD) to the U.S. Army for the AH-64D/E Apache helicopter. "The new laser is the first component to be fielded in the Modernized Day Sensor Assembly," said Lt. Col. Steve Van Riper, U.S. Army product manager of Apache Sensors. "The U.S. Army looks ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Space War

  3. Photos: Iran launches optimized destroyer

    Iran launched a modernized destroyer into water on Tuesday in southern Bandar Abbas Port in a ceremony attended by top military officials. The destroyer dubbed 'Bayandor' has been repaired and renewed since 2011.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Payvand Iran News


  1. The UK is "is crying out for real change, and it is the Conservative Party -- modernized and united -- that is winning the battle of ideas," party leader David Cameron said early yesterday, shortly after Johnson was declared winner of the London...
    on May 4, 2008 By: David Cameron Source: Bloomberg

  2. Former US President Bill Clinton said: "Blair revitalized his party, modernized his country's economy and its approach to social problems, took the lead on global issues from climate change to debt relief to doubling aid to Africa, to the quest for...
    on May 10, 2007 By: Bill Clinton Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. The plan "is consistent with the long-term vision of Treasury's 'Blueprint for a Modernized Regulatory Structure' and should help inform future decisions as our Congress considers how to modernize and improve our regulatory structure," Paulson said.
    on Jul 7, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: AFP

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