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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mod·ern /ˈmɑdɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 最新式; 更現代化的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mod·ern a.
 1. Of or pertaining to the present time, or time not long past; late; not ancient or remote in past time; of recent period; as, modern days, ages, or time; modern authors; modern fashions; modern taste; modern practice.
 2. New and common; trite; commonplace. [Obs.]
    We have our philosophical persons, to make modern and familiar, things supernatural and causeless.   --Shak.
 Modern English. See the Note under English.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mod·ern, n. A person of modern times; -- opposed to ancient.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages; "modern
             art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history"; "totem
             poles are modern rather than prehistoric" [ant: nonmodern]
      2: relating to a recently developed fashion or style; "their
         offices are in a modern skyscraper"; "tables in
         modernistic designs"; [syn: mod, modernistic]
      3: characteristic of present-day art and music and literature
         and architecture
      4: ahead of the times; "the advanced teaching methods"; "had
         advanced views on the subject"; "a forward-looking
         corporation"; "is British industry innovative enough?"
         [syn: advanced, forward-looking, innovative]
      5: used of a living language; being the current stage in its
         development; "Modern English"; "New Hebrew is Israeli
         Hebrew" [syn: New]
      n 1: a contemporary person
      2: a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista
         Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs
         and heavy downstrokes [syn: modern font, Bodoni, Bodoni
         font] [ant: old style]