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Translation of upgrade in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/ˈʌpgreɪd; ʌpˈgreɪd; ʌpˈgreɪd/
  • 1.1 (raise status of) [employee] ascender*, elevar de categoría; [job] elevar la categoría de; [salaries] aumentar, mejorar they upgraded her to the status of assistant director la ascendieron a directora adjunta they upgraded it to a three-star hotel lo subieron a la categoría de hotel de tres estrellas she was upgraded to first class [Aviation/Aviación] la cambiaron a primera clase
    Example sentences
    • She has been upgraded to the advanced level which she is, naturally, absolutely thrilled about.
    • Sgt Vernon attended the open series and was upgraded to Level Six international level referee.
    1.2 (improve) [facilities] mejorar; [service/computer] elevar el nivel de prestaciones de; [software] actualizar*
    Example sentences
    • Now committed players at the club have been asked to raise funds to replace and upgrade the facilities and the squad is to help build the uninsured structures.
    • The company will install reception facilities and container stacking equipment and upgrade the computer system.
    • Since then proprietors have upgraded their safety standards, Tipton said.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

/ˈʌpgreɪd; ʌpˈgreɪd; ʌpˈgreɪd/
  • it provides the flexibility to upgrade later [Computing/Informática] cuenta con la ventaja de poder ser actualizado posteriormente would you like to upgrade to a larger car? ¿le gustaría pasar a tener un coche más grande? I would like to upgrade to Club Class [Aviation/Aviación] quisiera cambiar mi pasaje or (Spain/España) billete por uno de clase club



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