You didn't ask for a definition. You expressed confusion and I offered to explain - all you had to do was make yourself clear. If you had a question, you should have just asked it.<quoted text>Somebody asks your definition and you give no answer. You must be in elected office.
modern - of or pertaining to present and recent time; not ancient or remote
western - in the contemporary cultural meaning, the phrase "Western world" includes Europe, as well as many countries of European colonial origin with majority European ancestral populations in the Americas and Oceania
democracy - a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system