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Modern

Definition

[n] a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
[n] a contemporary person
[adj] characteristic of present-day art and music and literature and architecture
[adj] (linguistics) used of a living language; being the current stage in its development; "Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew"
[adj] relating to a recently developed fashion or style; "their offices are in a modern skyscraper"; "tables in modernistic designs";
[adj] belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages; "modern art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history"; "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric"
[adj] ahead of the times; "the advanced teaching methods"; "had advanced views on the subject"; "a forward-looking corporation"; "is British industry innovative enough?"

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