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English definition of “now”

now

adverb [not gradable] (AT PRESENT)   /nɑʊ/
at the present time rather than in the past or future, or immediately: She used to work in an office, but now she works at home. It’s now 7 o’clock, time to get up or you’ll be late for work. Just now means either a very short time ago or at the present time: I can’t stop to talk just now, but give me a call when you get home.
(Definition of now adverb (AT PRESENT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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