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modern-day Line breaks: modern-day
Pronunciation: /ˌmɒd(ə)nˈdeɪ/

Definition of modern-day in English:


In or relating to the present or recent times: I bet you wish that I was a bank robber, some sort of modern-day Robin Hood
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  • These men are modern-day pirates, bringing terror to the high seas.
  • Moscow and London concluded a non-aggression pact and agreed the bounds of modern-day Afghanistan.
  • I'm fascinated by the way that modern-day culture resonates with the whispers, sighs and echoes of ghosts.
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