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Definitions of modern:
  • noun:   a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
  • noun:   a contemporary person
  • adjective:   belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages
    Example: "Modern art"
  • adjective:   characteristic of present-day art and music and literature and architecture
  • adjective:   used of a living language; being the current stage in its development
    Example: "Modern English"
  • adjective:   relating to a recently developed fashion or style
    Example: "Their offices are in a modern skyscraper"
  • adjective:   ahead of the times

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