English noun: nowadays
|1.||nowadays (time) the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech|
|Samples||That is enough for the present.|
He lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow.
|Narrower (hyponym)||date, here and now, moment, nonce, now, present moment, time being, today, tonight|
English adverb: nowadays
|1.||nowadays in these times|
|Samples||It 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.