present-day

present-day
'present-day
adj [only before noun]
modern or existing now
present-day Sicily

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • present-day — adjective existing now: The amount of money is small by present day standards. The novel is set in present day Russia …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • present-day — 1887, from PRESENT (Cf. present) (adj.) + DAY (Cf. day) …   Etymology dictionary

  • present-day — index present (current) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • present-day — [prez′ənt dā′] adj. of the present time …   English World dictionary

  • present day — index contemporary, current Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Present day — For current events, see The term present day is used to describe the rough period of time that surrounds the present. Depending on the context, this period may be as narrow as referring to the immediate moment, or as broad as referring to the… …   Wikipedia

  • present-day — also present day ADJ: ADJ n Present day things, situations, and people exist at the time in history we are now in. Even by present day standards these were large aircraft. ...a huge area of northern India, stretching from present day Afghanistan… …   English dictionary

  • present-day — /prez euhnt day /, adj. current; modern: present day techniques; present day English. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • present-day — UK / US adjective existing now The novel is set in present day Russia. The amount of money is small by present day standards …   English dictionary

  • present-day — pres′ent day′ adj. current; modern: present day English[/ex] • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

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