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Idioms about now

    now and again, occasionally.Also now and then.
    now that, inasmuch as; since: Now that she is rich and famous, she is constantly being besieged by appeals for aid.

Origin of now

First recorded before 900; 1965–70 for def. 11; Middle English; Old English nū, cognate with Old Norse, Gothic nū; akin to German nun, Latin num, Sanskrit nu, Greek nú, nûn

OTHER WORDS FROM now

nowness, noun

Other definitions for now (2 of 2)

NOW
[ nou ]
/ naʊ /

noun
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British Dictionary definitions for now

Word Origin for now

Old English nū; compare Old Saxon nū, German nun, Latin nunc, Greek nu
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Other Idioms and Phrases with now

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