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the present day

The current period in history. Can be hyphenated if used as a modifier before a noun. Though set in the present day, the film imagines an alternate timeline in which the allies lost the second World War. The story jumps between the past, future, and present-day narratives.
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the ˌpresent ˈday

modern times; now: These customs have continued right up to the present day.Present-day attitudes to women are very different.
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