in this day and age

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in this day and age

: at the present time in history : nowadays
  • Computers are essential to getting work done in this day and age.
  • It's unbelievable that in this day and age people are still dying from hunger.

Word by Word Definitions

day play
  1. : the time of light between one night and the next

  2. : daylight

  3. : daytime

age play
  1. : the time of life at which some particular qualification, power, or capacity arises or rests

  2. : one of the stages of life

  3. : the length of an existence extending from the beginning to any given time

  1. : to become old : show the effects or the characteristics of increasing age

  2. : to acquire a desirable quality (such as mellowness or ripeness) by standing undisturbed for some time

  3. : to cause to become old

  1. : aggregate : collection

  2. : action : process

  3. : cumulative result of


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