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Incorrect or non-standard usage, overuse etc.

This is a very update model.
 

The problem

update is a verb, not an adjective.

A similar-sounding adjective with the meaning of 'modern' and 'incorporating the latest developments' is up-to-date.

Standard English

This is a very up-to-date model.

The verb update means:
(1) to make something modern.

We have updated our range of printers to take advantage of the very latest technology.

(2) to give someone the latest information.

I'll keep you updated on developments.


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