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a. Of or relating to recent times or the present: modern history.
b. Characteristic or expressive of recent times or the present; contemporary or up-to-date: a modern lifestyle; a modern way of thinking.
a. Of or relating to a recently developed or advanced style, technique, or technology: modern art; modern medicine.
b. Avant-garde; experimental.
3. often Modern Linguistics Of, relating to, or being a living language or group of languages: Modern Italian; Modern Romance languages.
1. One who lives in modern times.
2. One who has modern ideas, standards, or beliefs.
3. Printing Any of a variety of typefaces characterized by strongly contrasted heavy and thin parts.

[French moderne, from Old French, from Late Latin modernus, from Latin modo, in a certain manner, just now, from modō, ablative of modus, manner; see med- in Indo-European roots.]

mod′ern·ly adv.
mod′ern·ness n.


adv (= fashionably)modern; more modernly known as …in neuerer Zeit als … bekannt
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The most interesting destinations of Herzegovina and tourist products are presented at the modernly designed pavilion of the HNC Tourist Board, where minent Mostarians from all over the world and their friends gathered, who have thus contributed to the promotion of tourist offer of Herzegovina, says the statement issued by the Tourist Board of HNC.
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As Al-Masry Al-Youm reported on Saturday, Farouk stated that the new building is modernly equipped to better accommodate Egyptian citizens abroad.
His first assignment as Director General would be to bring together a team of modernly thinking and capable people, and the second is to make an audit of the state of the television.
These terms, modernly spelled kurntal and manyka, also mean 'same sex sibling's daughter' and 'same sex sibling's son' respectively.
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