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- v. Alternative spelling of modernize.
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- v. become technologically advanced
- v. make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to
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Link this to the desire of some to 'modernise' our voting methods and the paranoid could suspect they are up to more than a simple bribe for the voters.
Lets just hope they don't "modernise" the story and remove too much.
The Conservative party under Cameron has not and will not 'modernise'.
Is it me, or is "modernise" a euphemism for "abandon your principles and loyal supporters and blatantly pander to whatever micro-sliver of the electorate in the marginals you guess you need to win a majority"?
What he reelly, reelly wanted to do was "modernise": modernise, I tell you, we must modernise.
Nick Boles, one of the Conservatives' so-called modernisers forgive the repeated qualifications, but terms such as modernise' have become virtually meaningless, has called openly for a pact so that the parties can continue their crusade for two terms.
The policy rules out building new nuclear weapons but does call for setting aside billions of dollars to "modernise" existing US weaponry.
EU to offer Russia money to "modernise" judiciary at summit photo: AP/RIA-Novosti, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential
But of course, like everything these days, people want to "modernise" with the latest whiz-bang concept, in this case teaching a 10-week ethics course to the
THE Melbourne sister-in-law of an Australian facing terrorist charges in the United States for allegedly helping to '' modernise '' al-Qaeda said she was shocked to hear of his arrest.
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