how to pronounce modernism


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modernism is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of modernism


  1. Modern or contemporary ideas, thought, practices, etc.
  2. A religious movement in the early 20th century that tried to reconcile Roman Catholic dogma with modern science and philosophy.
  3. Any of several styles of art, architecture, literature, philosophy, etc., that flourished in the 20th century.
  4. Anything that is characteristic of modernity.

modernism frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word modernism occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics modernism can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that modernism can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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