1. 〔動向〕a trend ((in));〔傾向〕a tendency ((to, toward))
    • 現代哲学の趨勢
    • the trend [tendency] in modern philosophy
    • 現代の趨勢に従う
    • follow [swim with/go with] the current of the times
    • それが現代の趨勢だ
    • That is the trend of 「the modern world [the times].
    • 君は文壇の趨勢を知らないね
    • You are ignorant of the main currents in the literary world.