modern-day

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modern-day (not comparable)

  1. Current, up-to-date.
    Modern-day Greek is a lot different from ancient Greek, or koine.
    • 2013, Daniel Taylor, Rickie Lambert's debut goal gives England victory over Scotland (in The Guardian, 14 August 2013)[1]
      Lambert had been on the pitch only three minutes when he rose, in the style of a modern-day Nat Lofthouse, to score with the arching, powerful header that completely changed the emphasis on a night when Roy Hodgson's team had, at times, exhausted the patience of their home crowd.
  2. Generally accepted.
    Of course, modern-day theories debunk that idea.