An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (current)
a. modern
La ciudad está llena de edificios modernos.The city is full of modern buildings.
b. up-to-date
Esta computadora tiene el software más moderno.This computer has the most up-to-date software.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
a. trendy
Mi mejor amiga siempre usa ropa moderna.My best friend is always wearing trendy clothes.
3. (post-classical)
a. modern
La Revolución Industrial es un momento decisivo de la historia moderna.The Industrial Revolution is a defining moment of modern history.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. modern
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (colloquial)
a. trendy (person)
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modernoa moderna
1 (actual) modern
una revista dirigida a la mujer moderna a magazine aimed at the modern woman; a magazine for the woman of today; siempre va vestida muy moderna she always wears very trendy clothes (familiar); she always dresses very trendily (familiar); tiene un equipo de música muy moderno he's got a very up-to-date hi-fi; le gusta todo lo moderno he likes all things modern; tienes unos abuelos muy modernos your grandparents are very with it (familiar); a la moderna in the modern way
2 (Hist) modern
la edad moderna the modern period
trendy (familiar)
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