modern-day

modern-day
'modern-day
adj [only before noun]
existing in the present time - used when comparing someone or something to a person or thing in the past
= ↑present-day, contemporary ↑contemporary
She's a modern-day Joan of Arc.
The modern-day diet has too little fiber in it.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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