Definition of 'upgrade'
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The firewalls were also replaced and upgraded. Computing (2010)We joked about it after getting the initial upgrade and thought we might end up with gold. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The electronic information signs on board the trains will also be upgraded. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is an opportunity for those that really want the upgrade to get to the front of the queue. Computing (2010)Last year 200 million was provided to upgrade buildings and equipment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If booking online, you will have the opportunity to book and pay for your upgrade if available. The Sun (2017)While the prices might seem steep, upgrading a hotel at the remotest place on earth is an expensive business. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Economists recently upgraded their forecasts for the UK economy. The Sun (2016)All upgrades are available from next month. The Sun (2010)Smaller cinema chains that have spent millions upgrading their equipment are crying foul most loudly. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The women are already guaranteed silver and an upgrade to business class on the flight home. Times, Sunday Times (2012)All you have to do is persuade the hotel to upgrade you. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The only solution was to invest in upgrading the system. DOT.CON (2001)We are upgrading forecasts and see current share price weakness as a good opportunity to buy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The tatty disgrace of an arrivals hall is also being upgraded. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The school has a rolling plan for upgrading its computer network. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The government has insisted that the improvements were security upgrades. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It requires only a relatively small upgrade of the network. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You may also have to upgrade the software on your phone. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Prices based on garden bungalow with free room upgrade. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The points are more for upgrades to business class than free flights. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My wife is very good about pushing for me to get an upgrade. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You should use this knowledge to your advantage by leaning toward companies that have recently received recommendation upgrades. AHEAD OF THE MARKET (2003)Priced based on standard ticket, first class upgrade also available. The Sun (2010)Britain is buying fewer expensive phones, upgrading less and hunting out better deals. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This price based on budget tickets, upgrades also available. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Money is earned through trade, mining or theft and used to upgrade your equipment or ship. The Sun (2015)The MoD said that the vehicle hit had received a recent upgrade to its bomb defences. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was expected to fly club class but was upgraded to first before take-off. The Sun (2008)Our bargain price of 9.50 each is amazing value but for a little more you can upgrade your accommodation. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'upgrade'
British English: upgrade VERB
If equipment or services are upgraded, they are improved or made more efficient.
Helicopters have been upgraded and modernized.
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