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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmodern-dayˈmodern-day adjective [only before noun] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š NOWexisting in the present time – used when comparing someone or something to a person or thing in the past syn present-day, contemporary πŸ”Š She’s a modern-day Joan of Arc. πŸ”Š The modern-day diet has too little fiber in it.
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modern-dayβ€’ He listened to lengthy and completely spurious accounts by this modern-day alchemist of how his machine supposedly worked.β€’ You'd have thought that re-creating it on stage would have the same effect on a modern-day director.β€’ Gilliam's movie is a modern-day fairy tale.β€’ The modern-day locator has everything in its favour - provided only that it is fitted with a functioning battery.β€’ Alice, the Miracle Worker, was a modern-day phenomenon; why should the past play any part?β€’ This method of catching fish was an early form of modern-day trawling.β€’ They are the charts of a new frontier, modern-day versions of the maps made before ships circumnavigated the globe.
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