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nowadays

[nou-uh-deyz] /ˈnaʊ əˌdeɪz/
adverb
1.
at the present day; in these times:
Few people do their laundry by hand nowadays.
noun
2.
the present:
The kitchens of nowadays are much more efficient than when I was a boy.
Origin of nowadays
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English nou adaies; see now, a-1, day, -s1
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nowadays

/ˈnaʊəˌdeɪz/
adverb
1.
in these times
Word Origin
C14: from now + adays from Old English a on + dæges genitive of day
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Word Origin and History for nowadays
adv.

late 14c., contracted from Middle English nou adayes (mid-14c.), from now + adayes "during the day," with adverbial genitive (see day).

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