Definition of “modern” - Learner’s Dictionary

modern

adjective uk us /ˈmɒdən/
NOW

B1 relating to the present time and not to the past:

modern society
the stresses of modern life
NEW

A2 using the newest ideas, design, technology, etc and not traditional:

modern medicine
modernity uk us /mɒdˈɜːnəti/ noun [ U ] formal

modern ideas, design, technology, etc

(Definition of “modern” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)