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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishupgradeup‧grade /ʌpˈɡreɪd/ ●●○ verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]TDIMPROVE to make a computer, machine, or piece of software better and able to do more thingsupgrade (something) to something 🔊 You’ll need to upgrade your hard drive to 120Mb before running this software.2 [transitive] to improve something and make it more modern, especially in order to provide a better service 🔊 The hotel has recently been refurbished and upgraded.3 [intransitive, transitive]TTA to give someone a better seat on a plane or a better room in a hotel than the one they paid forupgrade (somebody) to something 🔊 We can upgrade you to business class.4 [transitive]BEC to give someone a more important job5 [transitive] to change the official description of something to make it seem better or more important opp downgradeupgrade something to something 🔊 Four of the regions were upgraded to the status of republic.6 upgrade your skillsupgrade /ˈʌpɡreɪd/ noun [countable]→ See Verb table
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upgradeIt was decided that the entire computer system should be upgraded.The women demanded that their work be upgraded.So will I have to upgrade by replacement in order to make use of the software I have at the moment?The Game Boy Advance, with upgraded graphics and sound, is due June 11.This year, the United States upgraded its disease surveillance system to detect any early outbreak of infection.The city has recently spent $3 million on upgrading its sports stadium.Since July, the airport has upgraded security measures, at a cost of $560,000.It was decided therefore, to make a start upon upgrading the existing fleet by adopting improved technology wherever possible.Users of Labtam's existing i960-based 300 series can upgrade to Open Terminals.After the inspector's visit all temporary workers were upgraded to permanent status.All can be upgraded using Intel's clock-doubling OverDrive technology which is soon to offer an upgrade path to Pentium standard performance.