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Definition of Modern

Modern

  1. Of or pertaining to the present time, or time not long past; late; not ancient or remote in past time; of recent period; as, modern days, ages, or time; modern authors; modern fashions; modern taste; modern practice.
  2. New and common; trite; commonplace.
  3. A person of modern times; -- opposed to ancient.

Modern Quotations

As I often say, we have come a long way from the days of slavery, but in 2014, discrimination and inequality still saturate our society in modern ways. Though racism may be less blatant now in many cases, its existence is undeniable.
Al Sharpton

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.
C. S. Lewis

Even with all our technology and the inventions that make modern life so much easier than it once was, it takes just one big natural disaster to wipe all that away and remind us that, here on Earth, we're still at the mercy of nature.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

There was a time when men thought it was sexy to have a housewife waiting for him to come home from work in her slippers, but in modern society, I think an independent woman is even more sexy.
Kat Graham

Childhood vaccines are one of the great triumphs of modern medicine. Indeed, parents whose children are vaccinated no longer have to worry about their child's death or disability from whooping cough, polio, diphtheria, hepatitis, or a host of other infections.
Ezekiel Emanuel
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Modern Translations

modern in Afrikaans is modern
modern in Danish is moderne
modern in Dutch is nieuwerwets, modern, bijdetijds
modern in French is nouveaux
modern in Italian is moderno
modern in Portuguese is moderno
modern in Spanish is moderno
modern in Swedish is modern
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