Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Now in existence or progress; current.

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  • adjective in existence now; current or contemporary

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  • adjective belonging to the present time

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Examples

  • This region, called the Pontic Steppe, included part of present-day Ukraine, a portion of southwestern Russia, and a piece of Kazakhstan.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Not an angle as in one of the three composing a triangle, but Angle as in the Angles, who migrated from their tribal territory, Angeln, in an area overlapping present-day Denmark and Germany, to Britain.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Not an angle as in one of the three composing a triangle, but Angle as in the Angles, who migrated from their tribal territory, Angeln, in an area overlapping present-day Denmark and Germany, to Britain.

    The English Is Coming!

  • This region, called the Pontic Steppe, included part of present-day Ukraine, a portion of southwestern Russia, and a piece of Kazakhstan.

    The English Is Coming!

  • None of these things would be a present-day truth had it not been for American workers dedicated to justice for each of us, even at the expense of their lives.

    Kevin Powell: Made in America: Unemployment and Labor Day

  • Similarly, there are strong economic nationalist sentiments among many of the present-day Tea Party activists that blame China and other emerging markets for America's economic woes.

    Leon T. Hadar: Post-Midterms Foreign Policy: Will They Make a Difference?

  • While "The Buried Mirror" focuses on the relationship between Spain and Mexico, it serves to inform present-day Mexico.

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  • Similarly, there are strong economic nationalist sentiments among many of the present-day Tea Party activists that blame China and other emerging markets for America's economic woes.

    Leon T. Hadar: Post-Midterms Foreign Policy: Will They Make a Difference?

  • While "The Buried Mirror" focuses on the relationship between Spain and Mexico, it serves to inform present-day Mexico.

    Page 2

  • The basic similarity between late Rome and present-day America is that in each case manmade political and social developments seriously damaged a formerly robust commercial world, leading to enormous disparities in wealth and opportunity.

    The Decline And Fall Of The American Empire?

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