Definition of 'present-day'
Example sentences containing 'present-day'
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The present-day scenes are all darkness and damp. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It first meant either present-day reality compared to the past or to dreams and fantasies that were the sphere of colour. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)It is interesting that there is a great deal of variation in the position of the superior temporal line in present-day humans. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)In the present-day scenes, his face was pinched in pain. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In the present-day story, little happens. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There is a mechanical rigidity to this storyline, but the present-day scenes leave the actors enough room to give touching naturalistic performances. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Although we hear little of her present-day life, the sense of her escape from the claustrophobia of home and the strictures of her upbringing is strong. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
Translations for 'present-day'
British English: present-day ADJECTIVE
Present-day things, situations, and people exist at the time in history we are now in.
Even by present-day standards these were large aircraft.
Definition of present-day from the Collins English Dictionary
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