upgrading

[ noun uhp-greyd; adjective, adverb uhp-greyd; verb uhp-greyd, uhp-greyd ]SEE DEFINITION OF upgrading
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The upgrading of the armament of the Perseus to Oman standards.

However, given this victory, this upgrading in caste, and Joe Mauser would be in a position to retire.

WORD ORIGIN

1873, "upward slope," from up + grade. The meaning "upgraded version" is recorded from 1980; the verb in this sense is attested from 1920 (implied in upgrading).

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