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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

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

People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.
Vince Lombardi

Modern science says: 'The sun is the past, the earth is the present, the moon is the future.' From an incandescent mass we have originated, and into a frozen mass we shall turn. Merciless is the law of nature, and rapidly and irresistibly we are drawn to our doom.
Nikola Tesla

Black-and-white always looks modern, whatever that word means.
Karl Lagerfeld

Well the protester I think is a very powerful thing. It's basically a mechanism of democracy that, along with capitalism, scientific innovation, those things have built the modern world. And it's wonderful that the new tools have empowered that protestor so that state secrets, bad developments are not hidden anymore.
Bill Gates
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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