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English definition of “modern”

modern

adjective (PRESENT)    /ˈmɒd.ən/ US  /ˈmɑː.dɚn/
B1 of the present or recent times, especially the period of history since around 1500: What do you think is the role of religion in the modern world?History - general words
(Definition of modern adjective (PRESENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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