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Definitions for nowadays
ˈnaʊ əˌdeɪznowa·days

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. present, nowadaysadverb

    the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech

    "that is enough for the present"; "he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow"

  2. nowadays, now, todayadverb

    in these times

    "it is solely by their language that the upper classes nowadays are distinguished"- Nancy Mitford; "we now rarely see horse-drawn vehicles on city streets"; "today almost every home has television"

Wiktionary

  1. nowadaysadverb

    At the present time; in the current era.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nowadaysadverb

    in these days; at the present time

    Etymology: [For now on (OE. an) days. See A-, 1.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nowadays' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2405

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nowadays' in Adverbs Frequency: #335

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nowadays in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nowadays in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of nowadays in a Sentence

  1. onlineibusiness:

    STREAMING - MUSIC AND MOVIES ON DEMAND Streaming technology has made listening to music or watching movies on the Internet as easy as turning on the radio or TV. Here's how the technology works. The first music and movie files you could find on the Internet were just short clips because you had to download the whole file before you could play it. Nowadays, however, you can start playing the file as soon as the first bytes begin to arrive... thanks to streaming. This immediacy is possible because streaming does not send files on the Internet the same way as most other files are sent. It uses a different protocol.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    A true love or an ideal love is never an illusion i.e. it's a reality. Although, it's now a rare bird i.e. it's uncommon nowadays. -Emeasoba George

  3. Zhang Jinming:

    Nowadays some housing estates or commercial malls cover a large area and feature long paths, our driverless cars can solve the problem of transportation within roughly 1 km, and it won't involve any labor cost.

  4. Louisa May Alcott:

    People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world.

  5. Laura Bachrach:

    You sort of max out in your early 20s and there is real concern that the lifestyle of young people nowadays versus 40 or 50 years ago is setting people up to be more at risk as adults for not having a very robust bone bank as they age.

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