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verb update pronunciation in American English /ʌpˈdeɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyupdate
he/she/itupdates
present participleupdating
past tenseupdated
past participleupdated

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to add the most recent information to something such as a book, document, or list
    The latest edition has been completely updated.
    The database updates automatically when new information is entered.
    1. a.
      [transitive] to tell someone the most recent news or information about something
      update someone on something: Dr. Cooper can update us on the latest developments.
  2. 2
    [transitive] to make something more modern
    Our software is continually updated and improved.

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