present-day

adjective
pres·​ent-day | \ ˈpre-zᵊnt-ˈdā How to pronounce present-day (audio) \

Definition of present-day

: now existing or occurring

First Known Use of present-day

1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of present-day was in 1887

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present-day

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“Present-day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/present-day. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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