retrofit

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of retro- and refit

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

retrofit (third-person singular simple present retrofits, present participle retrofitting, simple past and past participle retrofitted) (transitive or intransitive)

  1. To add or substitute new parts or components to some device, structure etc., that were not previously available; to modernize
  2. To fix an older version (or older versions) as part of the same process of fixing the newest version; to backport
    The bug was so bad that we had to retrofit our patch to the last three releases, as well as the newest release.

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Noun[edit]

retrofit (plural retrofits)

  1. Something that has been retrofitted
  2. The act of retrofitting

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Adjective[edit]

retrofit (not comparable)

  1. of, relating to, or being a retrofit

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English retro- +‎ fit

Noun[edit]

retrofit m (invariable)

  1. retrofit