aggiornamento

noun
ag·​gior·​na·​men·​to | \ə-ˌjȯr-nə-ˈmen-(ˌ)tō \
plural aggiornamentos

Definition of aggiornamento 

: a bringing up to date : modernization dedicated to the aggiornamento of the church

First Known Use of aggiornamento

1962, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aggiornamento

borrowed from Italian, from aggiornare "to bring up to date" (from a-, verbal prefix — going back to Latin ad- ad- — + giorno "day," going back to Late Latin diurnum, from neuter of Latin diurnus "daily") + -mento -ment — more at diurnal entry 1

Note: Italian aggiornare in the sense "postpone, defer" is attested earlier than in the sense "bring up to date" and is probably a loan from French ajourner, itself in this sense dependent on English adjourn; likewise aggiornamento was probably a loan from French ajournement.

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