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nonmodern

(ˌnɒnˈmɒdən)
adj
not modern, of or resembling an earlier age or time
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Adj.1.nonmodern - not modern; of or characteristic of an earlier time
old - of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"
past - earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"
modern - belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages; "modern art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history"; "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric"
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The study surveyed 492 marketing decision-makers across a range of industries in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, and Australia, and found that organizations that embrace modern marketing processes outperform their nonmodern marketing peers and competitors on key business performance indicators including revenue growth, market leadership, and workplace excellence.
She indulges her own taste for the primitive and the exotic--Hoch is fascinated with nonmodern women from Africa, Oceania, and Asia (a young female dancer from Bali appears several times)--and contrasts that taste with the official version of "Aryanism" then on the rise.
Finally, from Nyiri's point of view, it is essential for Chinese subjects to be mobile as the country distinguishes them--in the official narrative--from less modern foreigners (an assertion of national pride) and from more backward rural populations (in nonmodern zones).
Debates about the ways in which Christianity generally, or Neo-Pentecostalism distinctively, might prepare or predispose nonmodern subjects for integration into the capitalist economy tend to take an instrumentalist turn.
By rehearsing the history of cybernetics and reading it in terms of a nonmodern ontology of not knowing and becoming, I have tried to convey my conviction that there is another way of understanding our being in the world, that it makes sense, and that grasping that other way can make a difference in how we go on.
115 ("The negative political side of the invocation of the shari'a is that, taken as a set of substantive rules, the classical Islamic law is decidedly nonmodern.
Peter's, from the early modern theater to the laboratories of Robert Hooke, from Chaucer's Miller to Milton's Pandemonium, Engines of the Imagination vividly renders the peculiar, nonmodern aspects of machines: their theological associations, the sense of wonder they provoked, the ingenuity necessary to compose them, their "formalism," their prestige and complexity--their copiousness, in a word, as well as their sometime utility.
El poate fi apreciat drept nonmodern, postmodern sau chiar antimodern pe un cu totul alt plan, anume in sensul ca obiectivul umanist al modernitatii (emanciparea universala a conditiei umane) nu ar putea fi atins in si prin cadrele axionormative ale rationalitatii capitalismului industrial modern (social-divizant, axat pe exercitiul puterii coercitive si alienante), ci prin obiectivarea in praxis-ul social a unei alte rationalitati, nondivizante, nonalienante si cu potente considerate a fi autentic si universal emancipatoare.
It notes the productivity increases that resulted from the Green Revolution but only briefly mentions its environmental side effects along with an analysis of resource degradation in nonmodern agricultural systems (p.