US: /ˈmɑdɝn/
UK: /mˈɒdən/

English Vietnamese dictionary

modern /'mɔdən/
  • tính từ
    • hiện đại
      • modern science: khoa học hiện đại
    • cận đại
      • modern history: lịch sử cận đại
  • danh từ
    • người cận đại, người hiện đại
    • người ưa thích cái mới, người có quan điểm mới

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective
1 [only before noun] of the present time or recent times
the modern industrial world + Modern European history + modern Greek + Stress is a major problem of modern life. + Shakespeare's language can be a problem for modern readers.
2 [only before noun] (of styles in art, music, fashion, etc.) new and intended to be different from traditional styles
modern art / architecture / drama / jazz
3 (usually approving) using the latest technology, designs, materials, etc.
Synonym: UP-TO-DATE
a modern computer system + modern methods of farming + the most modern, well-equipped hospital in London
4 (of ways of behaving, thinking, etc.) new and not always accepted by most members of society: She has very modern ideas about educating her children.

Thesaurus dictionary

up to date, current, contemporary, today's, new, fresh, novel, brand-new, up to the minute, present-day, latest, new-fashioned, newfangled; à la mode, modish, in vogue, fashionable, in fashion, stylish, in style, chic, Chiefly Brit flavour of the month, Slang trendy, in, with it, mod, hip, hot:
Elaine has little patience with modern electronic gadgets.

Concise English dictionary

moderns'mɑdərn /'mɒdn
+a contemporary person
+a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
+belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages
+relating to a recently developed fashion or style
+characteristic of present-day art and music and literature and architecture
+ahead of the times
+used of a living language; being the current stage in its development