Definition Of modern


a person who advocates or practices a departure from traditional styles or values.

Not so with those moderns whose primary scientific values are oriented to the predictable future, and who often relegate the past to, well, simply history.

of or relating to the present or recent times as opposed to the remote past.

the pace of modern life

Example Of modern

  • modern Irish society is multi-ethnic

  • a modern phenomenon

  • A walk down Tokyo's main thoroughfares presents the modern observer with conflicting pictures.

  • Any form of electoral fraud is a criminal offence so safeguards are needed, and as modern technology progresses, it's now a barcode.

  • Be happy to move with the times - be more modern and embrace more modern equipment and technology.

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