transformation of a society or culture from a traditional to a modern form (e.g. via democratisation, industrialisation, urbanisation, individualisation, globalisation or bureaucracy)
Modernization is the transformation from a traditional, rural, agrarian society to a secular, urban, industrial society. Modernization is the industrial society where it is a continuous and open-ended process. 
- ↑ "Modernization". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2020-08-07.