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English noun: nowadays

1. nowadays (time) the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech


SamplesThat is enough for the present.
He lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow.


Synonymspresent


Broader (hypernym)time


Narrower (hyponym)date, here and now, moment, nonce, now, present moment, time being, today, tonight


English adverb: nowadays

1. nowadays in these times


SamplesIt is solely by their language that the upper classes nowadays are distinguished.
We now rarely see horse-drawn vehicles on city streets.
Today almost every home has television.


Synonymsnow, today









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