Meaning of nowadays in English:


Pronunciation /ˈnaʊədeɪz/

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  • At the present time, in contrast with the past.

    ‘the sort of clothes worn by almost all young people nowadays’
    • ‘nowadays, many people condemn hunting’
    • ‘There are a lot of solutions available to these problems nowadays that might not have been available in the past.’
    • ‘It is not surprising then that nowadays all sorts of dubious rights claims have been advanced.’
    • ‘They rightly pointed out that nowadays you can prevent or detect these problems early.’
    • ‘The City of Galway is the only town you can still see and hear street entertainers nowadays.’
    • ‘I know from my own experience that sex and drugs are just part of growing up for many young people nowadays.’
    • ‘I used to be a whizz at water-skiing, but I've given that up because nowadays the sea is so polluted.’
    • ‘When I discard clothing nowadays it's because it is worn out, yet I am loathe to throw anything away.’
    • ‘How many cities and regions in New Zealand will say nowadays they have nothing to do with tourism?’
    • ‘As with so many things nowadays, all that they are after is your money.’
    • ‘Book jackets nowadays are an art form, and browsing through a bookstore is a feast for the eyes.’
    • ‘Many companies nowadays give their executives bonuses in the form of share options.’
    • ‘Everybody's making comebacks nowadays, but Soft Cell have more to offer than nostalgia.’
    • ‘We have on average fewer children nowadays too, so they get a bigger slice of the cake - literally.’
    • ‘You've got to have motivation, but the reality is that parents make things far too easy for kids nowadays.’
    • ‘The only thing that's changed is the media coverage and the public perception of players nowadays.’
    • ‘There are a lot of people who are not trade union members, a lot of casual workers nowadays.’
    • ‘Groups of youngsters nowadays are viewed with suspicion, and with good reason.’
    • ‘Everywhere a site comes up, the council seems to want to put up a block of flats nowadays.’
    • ‘In any case it's so much easier for customers to change accounts nowadays.’
    this day, this very day, before tomorrow, this morning, this afternoon, this evening
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