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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋmɑdZn 〕


〔 ˊmɒdәn 〕

Overview of noun modern

The noun modern has 2 senses

  • modern -- (a contemporary person)

  • modern, modern font, Bodoni, Bodoni font -- (a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes)

Overview of adj modern

The adj modern has 5 senses

  • modern -- (belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages; "modern art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history"; "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric")

  • mod, modern, modernistic -- (relating to a recently developed fashion or style; "their offices are in a modern skyscraper"; "tables in modernistic designs";)

  • modern -- (characteristic of present-day art and music and literature and architecture)

  • advanced, forward-looking, innovative, modern -- (ahead of the times; "the advanced teaching methods"; "had advanced views on the subject"; "a forward-looking corporation"; "is British industry innovative enough?")

  • Modern, New -- (used of a living language; being the current stage in its development; "Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew")