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"Upgrading" is a form of "upgrade", a transitive verb which is often translated as "mejorar". "Revamping" is a form of "revamp", a transitive verb which is often translated as "modernizar". Learn more about the difference between "upgrading" and "revamping" below.
upgrade(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to improve)
a. mejorar
Our fire department needs to purchase equipment and upgrade its facilities.Nuestro departamento de bomberos necesita adquirir equipo y mejorar sus instalaciones.
b. modernizar
It is urgent to upgrade the country's aging infrastructure.Es urgente modernizar la infraestructura obsoleta del país.
c. subir de categoría
My credit card was upgraded from gold to platinum.Mi tarjeta de crédito fue subida de la categoría oro a la platino.
2. (computing)
a. actualizar
To upgrade the program you must download the latest installer.Para actualizar el programa, tienes que descargar el último instalador.
3. (to promote)
a. ascender
My colleague was upgraded to a decision-making position at work.Mi colega fue ascendido a un puesto directivo en su trabajo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (computing)
a. actualizar
My computer is too slow. I think it's time to upgrade!Mi computadora es muy lenta. ¡Creo que es hora de actualizar!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (computing)
a. la actualización
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The software upgrades will be automatically installed on your computer.Las actualizaciones del software serán instaladas automáticamente en su computadora.
6. (improvement)
a. la mejora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We are planning on making some upgrades to increase the value of our house.Estamos planeando hacerle unas mejoras a nuestra casa para aumentar su valor.
7. (promotion)
a. el ascenso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Your position upgrade is a reward for your exceptional performance.Tu ascenso es en recompensa por tu desempeño excepcional.
8. (slope)
a. la cuesta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That road has a very steep upgrade.Ese camino tiene una cuesta muy empinada.
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revamp(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to modernize)
a. modernizar
Some of the rooms needed revamping, but the house was structurally sound.Hacía falta modernizar algunas de las habitaciones, pero la casa estaba en buenas condiciones estructurales.
b. renovar
The show has been totally revamped since the last series.El programa ha sido totalmente renovado desde la última serie.
c. poner al día
The airline is revamping its image, with new uniforms and a new logo.La aerolínea va a poner al día su imagen, con uniformes y un logo nuevos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (act of modernizing)
a. la modernización
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our computer systems are crying out for a revamp.Nuestros sistemas informáticos piden a gritos una modernización.
b. la reforma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The concert hall has re-opened after a $20 million revamp.La sala de conciertos volvió a abrir tras una reforma que costó 20 millones de dólares.
3. (new version)
a. la nueva versión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Her latest release is a revamp of an album that originally came out in the seventies.Su último disco es una nueva versión de un álbum que apareció en los años setenta.
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