Predicate: modernize

Roleset id: modernize.01 , make more up-to-date, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

modernize.01: MODERNIZE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'modernize' based on sentences in financial subcorpus; adjectival 'modern' based on BOLT-4,5. Member of VNcls other_cos-45.4 (from modernize.01-v) MODERNIZATION-N NOTES: Based on sentences in nouns-00040. Comparison to modernize.01. VN class other_cos-45.4. FN class cause_to_make_progress. Framed by Katie. (from modernization.01-n)


modernize (v.)Stage_of_progress Temporal_collocation
modernization (n.)cause_to_make_progress


        arg0 not very likely with adjectival 'modern'. (from modernize.01-v)
        Arg0-PAG: modernizer (vnrole: 45.4-agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing being modernized (vnrole: 45.4-patient)

Example: modernize-v: transitive

        At the same time, steelmakers-1 are trying *trace*-1 to invest more *trace*-1 to modernize technology and make themselves more competitive.

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: modernize
        Arg1: technology

Example: modernization-n: Both args

        ROC military modernization

        Arg0: ROC
        Arg1: military
        Rel: modernization

Example: modernization-n: arg 1 only

        the modernization of a pulp and newsprint mill in Alabama

        Rel: modernization
        Arg1: of a pulp and newsprint mill in Alabama

Predicate: modern

Roleset id: modern.02 , up-to-date, of relatively current fashion, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

modern.02: MODERN-J NOTES: Automatically created by Julia for unification as an alias file. (from modern.01-j)


modern (j.)


        Arg0-PAG: modernizer
        Arg1-PPT: thing being modernized

Example: modern-j

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        It apeas Noth Korea has started enriching uranium at a brand new plant that-1 [*-1] apparently is very modern .

        Arg1: [*-1]
        Argm-adv: apparently
        Argm-ext: very
        Rel: modern