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nowadays

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adverb now·a·days \ˈnau̇-(ə-)ˌdāz\

Simple Definition of nowadays

  • : at the present time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nowadays

  1. :  at the present time

Examples of nowadays in a sentence

  1. People don't wear hats much nowadays.

  2. <nowadays wives are just as likely to work outside the home as their husbands are>



Origin of nowadays

Middle English now a dayes, from 1now + a dayes during the day


First Known Use: 14th century


NOWADAYS Defined for Kids

nowadays

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adverb now·a·days \ˈnau̇-ə-ˌdāz\

Definition of nowadays for Students

  1. :  at the present time <No one goes there much nowadays.>





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