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[ prez-uhnt-dey ]


  1. current; modern:

    present-day techniques; present-day English.



  1. modifier of the modern day; current

    I don't like present-day fashions

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Word History and Origins

Origin of present-day1

First recorded in 1885–90

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Example Sentences

In the middle of all of that past suffering and present-day conflict, this Cosby bomb was dropped.

He spoke of the present-day tragedies and turmoil that struck the city while he and his classmates were in the academy.

Founded by German monks in present-day Old Town Stockholm, Zum Franziskaner has become a legend amongst locals and tourists.

And occasionally a designer would give the model something they had worn, upping her collection into the present day.

We all agreed that we should film the making of Allegiance as one of the present-day threads.

A mixed type of the present day Negro, she was slightly tall, and somewhat slender, with a figure straight and graceful.

More and more now, until the end, he was aware that he stood outside his present-day self, and above it.

There is nothing like it among us at the present day except within the melancholy precincts of the penitentiary.

The penny at that time was equal to a shilling of the present day, and would, relatively, purchase as much.

It is on this account that in the present day many of the Steiner instruments have lost favour.


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