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Pronunciation of Modern: Learn how to pronounce Modern in English correctly

Learn how to say Modern correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word modern:

adjective
relating to the present or recent times as opposed to the remote past:
the pace of modern life
modern European history
characterized by or using the most up-to-date techniques, ideas, or equipment:
they do not have modern weapons
[attributive] denoting the form of a language that is currently used, as opposed to any earlier form:
modern German
[attributive] denoting a current or recent style or trend in art, architecture, or other cultural activity marked by a significant departure from traditional styles and values:
Matisse’s contribution to modern art
noun
(usually moderns)
a person who advocates or practises a departure from traditional styles or values:
they were moderns, they must not look back towards the old generation
Derivatives
modernly
adverb
modernness
Pronunciation: /ˈmɒd(ə)nnɪs/
noun
Origin:
late Middle English: from late Latin modernus, from Latin modo ‘just now’