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[げん()·だい()]
gendai
noun, no adjective

English Meaning(s) for 現代

noun, no adjective
  1. present age; present day; today
  2. modern era; modern times

Definition and Synonyms for 現代

Nowadays the period of time that is happening now
Synonyms: このほど, この世, , , 今日, 今日日, 今日この頃, 今時, 刻下, 当世, 当今, 当座, 当節, 方今, 日ごろ, 昨今, 時下, 最近, 本日, 此の中, 此の内, , 現つ, 現下, 現世, 現今, 現代, 現在, 現時点, 目下, 目下, この節, 輓近, 近頃, この頃, この頃
Contemporary World the circumstances and ideas of the present age
Synonyms: 時代, 最近, 現代, 現在
Today the present time or age
Synonyms: , , 今日, 今日この頃, 今時, 当節, 方今, 最近, 現代, 現在, 輓近, 近頃
Nowadays any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
Synonyms: このほど, この世, , , 今日, 今日日, 今日この頃, 今時, 刻下, 当世, 当今, 当座, 当節, 方今, 日ごろ, 昨今, 時下, 最近, 本日, 此の中, 此の内, , 現つ, 現下, 現世, 現今, 現代, 現在, 現時点, 目下, 目下, この節, 輓近, 近頃, この頃, この頃

Meanings for each kanji in 現代

present; existing; actual Kanji Details »
substitute; change; convert; replace; period; age; counter for decades of ages, eras, etc.; generation; charge; rate; fee Kanji Details »

Categories 現代 is a member of

Time the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
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Nowadays the period of time that is happening now
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Times a more or less definite period of time now or previously present
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Sample Sentences for 現代

Drugs are a cancer of modern society.
Modern philosophy has its beginnings in the 19th century.
What defect can you find in the present system of education?
I'm not interested in modern art.
Modern art has no interest for me.

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