What is the meaning of nowadays?


  • The period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech.
    • usage: "that is enough for the present"; "he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow"


  • In these times.
    • usage: "it is solely by their language that the upper classes nowadays are distinguished- Nancy Mitford; "we now rarely see horse-drawn vehicles on city streets"; "today almost every home has television"
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