- (modifier) of the modern day; current ⇒
I don't like present-day fashions
Translations for 'present-day'
- British English: present-daypresent day Present-day things, situations, and people exist at the time in history we are now in. ADJECTIVEEven by present-day standards these were large aircraft.
- Brazilian Portuguese: atual
- Chinese: 现今的现現今的
- European Spanish: actual
- French: actuel actuelle
- German: heutig
- Italian: attuale
- Japanese: 現代の
- Korean: 오늘날의
- Portuguese: atual
- Spanish: actual
Example Sentences Including 'present-day'
African nations were anxious to hush up accounts of their own present-day slave trading.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
And for acres around, underlying the present-day farms and vineyards, must still lie the rest of the city of Knossos.
The Quest for K
He soon owned one of the largest haciendas in California, the Rancho Santa Anita, which covered most of present-day Pasadena.
THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)
I'm interested only in tracking down my half-million referred to in that receipt, not in present-day rackets.
A Daystar of Fear
Instead of learning about human'diversity ', then, we end up stuck in our present-day lives.
It rings horribly false, however, if historical evidence is pummelled to fit a present-day political purpose.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Seats are roomy, with a more generous pitch than in present-day economy class.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2004)
The KGB used to be called the Cheka, and the half-million present-day members still used this term for one another.
The present-day Ralph would have wallowed in their discomfort.
Belfast Telegraph (2004)
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