our time

noun

: the present period of time
He is one of the greatest actors of our time.

Examples of our time in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As Congress envisioned, the USF has advanced from supporting one essential communications network, telephone service, to supporting the essential communications network of our time, broadband internet. Gigi Sohn, The Verge, 5 Apr. 2024 Climate change is the greatest challenge of our time. Yishan Wong, Fortune, 4 Apr. 2024 Heartbeat draws from the canon but reimagines it with an avant-garde spirit and an eye toward the issues of our time: gun violence, Black Lives Matter, the #MeToo movement. Joshua Barone, New York Times, 4 Apr. 2024 One of the greatest musical geniuses of our time is Itzhak Perlman—but carrying the weight of that title as a child wasn’t easy. Mary C. Murphy, TIME, 2 Apr. 2024 Artificial intelligence is the buzzword of our time, with technologists insisting that every organisation should be making use of AI to remain competitive. David Prosser, Forbes, 28 Mar. 2024 With a string of chart-topping hits under her belt and her status as the queen of Christmas undiminished, Mariah Carey stands tall as one of the most influential musical forces of our time. Alex Kessler, Vogue, 27 Mar. 2024 March 23 marks the official beginning of Diva Week — a week invented by the internet (but which should be internationally recognized) commemorating the birthdays of some of the most iconic singers of our time. Stephanie Sengwe, Peoplemag, 23 Mar. 2024 Photograph by Ed Miller / Netflix The protesters’ action, like the revival itself, was a slightly clumsy attempt to engage with the crises of our time. The New Yorker, 22 Mar. 2024

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“Our time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/our%20time. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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