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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

I went to the theater to see a modern drama.
I really can't understand modern sculpture.
Tom has an eye to look modern arts.
What defect can you find in the present system of education?
It must also be said that spotting what is important in current science is a matter of judgement, one cannot know that one is right.

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