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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.


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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