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