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modernize

To adapt a building or structure to current conditions, tastes, or usage, usually by remodeling.
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ABB had recently won orders to deliver a new B1 hoist and modernize the B3 hoist, and has supplied equipment for all 13 production hoists over the years.
A[cedilla] Modernize the low pressure emergency core cooling system to ensure a flow control during the
The US plan to modernize its nuclear bombs in Turkey is a declaration of the existence of B61 tactical nuclear bombs at yncirlik.
The TOBB will modernize the Iranian border gates under a build-operate-transfer model, Yardimci also said.
Defense Minister Anyu Angelov announced Friday, as cited by BTA, that the military plans to sell half of all of its Soviet-made Mi-17 and Mi-24 helicopters in order to raise funds to modernize some of the remaining ones.
The German Federal Armed Forces have commissioned a consortium consisting of IT service provider Siemens Business Services (SBS) and information technology company IBM (NYSE: IBM) to modernize and manage its non-military information and communications technology.
As we develop legislative proposals for fiscal year 2007, we must continue to pursue changes in the law to modernize and transform the way we operate, enable us to respond to emerging challenges, and give us needed flexibility.
Army will be able to automate, modernize and more efficiently manage the activities and current processes at its tech control centers.
The Dutch Protocol will modernize the cross-border treatment of pension funding and benefits by coordinating the two countries' rules so that nationals of each country can transfer between affiliated companies without jeopardizing the status of their retirement benefits.
Across the European Union, countries have committed to the eEurope initiative and most have ambitious plans to improve and modernize government administration and to support e-business.
Michelin also helped shape and modernize France's tourist infrastructure by providing signs and road markers as well as maps oriented toward automobile travel.
To join the European Union, the nations must modernize aging refineries, reduce air pollution and meet standards for drinking water and forest management.

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