modern


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01. Katrina soon tired of classical ballet, and decided to try a [modern] dance course at the academy.
02. The [modern] family generally consists of two working parents.
03. The computer facility at the university features the most [modern] equipment available.
04. Do you think that people in [modern] society have more stress than our ancestors did?
05. So much of [modern] art these days seems to be negative and ugly to me.
06. Bart is an unusual little boy; he hates [modern] music, and loves classical opera.
07. [Modernization] has been associated with a decline in the status of the elderly.
08. Japan has embarked on a program to [modernize] its education system.
09. Norman Augustine once said that one of the most feared expressions in [modern] times is "The computer is down."
10. Surprisingly, the brain of Neanderthal man was actually bigger than that of [modern] man!
11. Sukiyaki is referred to as the "friendship dish" in [modern] Japan because of its appeal to non-Japanese people.
12. The [modern] diet contains so many preservatives that dead bodies now take much longer to decay.
13. The [modern] flush toilet was invented by Thomas Crapper in 1878.
14. Tibet has been closed to the world for most of its [modern] history.
15. The city of Teheran underwent extensive [modernization] during the twentieth century.
16. Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, has a mixture of Arabic, colonial and [modern] buildings.
17. Turkmenistan is looking for foreign investors to help [modernize] its industries.
18. The African nation of Lesotho has been described as an often-surprising combination of rapidly developing [modernity], and ancient culture.
19. In 1845, naturalist Henry David Thoreau retreated to a cabin in the woods outside of Concord, Massachusetts to avoid the waste and destruction of [modern] life.
20. In the early 1900s, the use of trains revolutionized supply methods for [modern] armies.

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  • modern — modern: Das seit dem Anfang des 18. Jh.s bezeugte Adjektiv ist aus frz. moderne »neu; modern« entlehnt, das auf lat. modernus »neu, neuzeitlich« zurückgeht. Es trat zunächst in der Bedeutung »neu; neuzeitlich« auf. In diesem Sinne steht »modern«… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

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