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Modern meaning

modern - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. used of a living language; being the current stage in its development; " Modern English"; " New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew"
  2. 2. New and common; trite; commonplace.
  3. 3. A person of modern times; - opposed to ancient.
  4. 4. Of recent time; not ancient.
  5. 5. One of modern times.

modern - examples of usage

  1. After the first two numbers, it was reduced in size to four pages, but a smaller type was used, so that the amount of matter remained nearly the same- about equal in bulk to two modern leading articles. - "Daniel Defoe", William Minto.
  2. You said you liked modern things; I said I hated them. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. I was pleased, too, at noticing that though the present inn was comparatively modern, yet the form of the old inn was preserved. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
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