modernise


modernise (http://definr.com/modernise)

     v 1: make a country technologically advanced; "Many countries in
          Asia are now developing at a very fast pace"; "Viet Nam
          is modernizing rapidly" [syn: civilize, civilise, modernize,
           develop]
     2: make repairs or adjustments to; "You should overhaul your
        car engine" [syn: overhaul, modernize]