Meaning of “modern” in the English Dictionary

"modern" in British English

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modernadjective

uk /ˈmɒd.ən/ us /ˈmɑː.dɚn/

modern adjective (MOST RECENT)

A2 designed and made using the most recent ideas and methods:

We're in the very modern-looking building opposite the station.
approving My grandpa's attitudes are very modern, considering his age.

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(Definition of “modern” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"modern" in American English

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modernadjective

us /ˈmɑd·ərn/

existing in the present or a recent time, or using or based on recently developed ideas, methods, or styles:

modern life

(Definition of “modern” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)