Definition of 'update'
Example sentences containing 'update'
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Adrian is supposed to phone this evening with update on Susan -- be nice to him. AND GOD CREATED THE AU PAIR (2005)And as the editors changed, so the team had continually to revise and update their material. CODE BREAKER (2005)With many interruptions, she finally managed to update her friend. I.O.U. - SOMEONE HAS TO PAY (2005)
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Translations for 'update'
British English: update /ʌpˈdeɪt/ VERB
If you update something, you make it more modern, usually by adding newer parts to it.
The travel guide was updated last year.
- American English: update
- Arabic: يَجْعَلُهُ عَصْرِياً
- Brazilian Portuguese: atualizar
- Chinese: 更新
- Croatian: ažurirati
- Czech: aktualizovat
- Danish: opdatere
- Dutch: bijwerken
- European Spanish: actualizar
- Finnish: päivittää
- French: mettre à jour
- German: aktualisieren
- Greek: ενημερώνω
- Italian: aggiornare
- Japanese: 更新する
- Korean: 갱신하다
- Norwegian: oppdatere
- Polish: uaktualnić
- European Portuguese: atualizar
- Romanian: a actualiza
- Russian: обновлять
- Spanish: actualizar
- Swedish: uppdatera
- Thai: ทำให้ทันสมัย
- Turkish: güncellemek
- Ukrainian: оновлювати
- Vietnamese: cập nhật
British English: update NOUN
An update is a news item containing the latest information about a particular situation.
She had heard the news-flash on a TV channel's news update.
Definition of update from the Collins English Dictionary
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