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To adapt a building or structure to current conditions, tastes, or usage, usually by remodeling.
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Unfortunately as far as the Army is concerned we have been suffering because of cancellation of tenders due to black listing of companies, there is a quest to modernise our artillery so in those efforts we hope that in the next couple of years we will make significant progress," he added.
While much has been done to modernise Kyrgyzstan's telecom network, geographical conditions, a high incidence of poverty and a still developing legal and regulatory framework are key obstacles to the healthy expansion of telecom operations.
He said: "When we transferred the homes from the Council three years ago we promised we would modernise them.
CHERIE Blair congratulates firefighters for their modern working practices - a year before her husband condemned strikers for allegedly failing to modernise.