present-day


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pres·ent-day

(prĕz′ənt-dā′)
adj.
Now in existence or progress; current: present-day attitudes about the family.

present-day

n
(modifier) of the modern day; current: I don't like present-day fashions.

pres′ent-day′



adj.
current; modern: present-day English.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.present-day - belonging to the present time; "contemporary leaders"
current - occurring in or belonging to the present time; "current events"; "the current topic"; "current negotiations"; "current psychoanalytic theories"; "the ship's current position"

present-day

adjective current, modern, present, recent, contemporary, up-to-date, latter-day, newfangled Even by present-day standards, these were huge aircraft.

present-day

adjective
Translations

present-day

[ˈprezntˈdeɪ] ADJactual, de hoy (en día)
present-day Spainla España actual or de hoy (en día)

present-day

adj attr morality, problems, fashionsheutig; present-day Britaindas heutige Großbritannien

present-day

[ˈprɛzntˌdeɪ] adjattuale, d'oggigiorno, di oggi
References in classic literature ?
Thus did I come unto you, ye present-day men, and into the land of culture.
With fifty patches painted on faces and limbs--so sat ye there to mine astonishment, ye present-day men!
Verily, ye could wear no better masks, ye present-day men, than your own faces
This, yea this, is bitterness to my bowels, that I can neither endure you naked nor clothed, ye present-day men!
And not from you, ye present-day men, shall my great weariness arise.
Alien to me, and a mockery, are the present-day men, to whom of late my heart impelled me; and exiled am I from fatherlands and motherlands.
the historians do not accuse him of that)- had not the same conception of the welfare of humanity fifty years ago as a present-day professor who from his youth upwards has been occupied with learning: that is, with books and lectures and with taking notes from them.
This is partly because the amount of thoroughly great literature which they produced is small, and partly because for present-day readers it is in effect a foreign literature, written in early forms of English or in foreign languages, so that to-day it is intelligible only through special study or in translation.
To a present-day reader the verse sounds crude, the more so because of the harshly consonantal character of the Anglo-Saxon language; and in comparison with modern poetry it is undoubtedly unmelodious.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will take part in a commemorative ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the deportation of Jews from the territory of the present-day Republic of Macedonia.
Back then, "they found that he showed a closer relationship to present-day Asians than present-day Europeans, suggesting present-day Asian history in the region extends as far back as 40,000 years ago.
The investigators suggest the Siberian individual hailed from a third wave of immigrants to Asia that contributed some genes to ancestors of present-day Asians before dying out.