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nowadays

adverb now·a·days \ˈna-(ə-)ˌdāz\

: at the present time

Full Definition of NOWADAYS

:  at the present time

Examples of NOWADAYS

  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

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