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English definition of “sign of the times”

sign of the times

usually disapproving
something that is typical of the (bad) way things are now: These riots in the north are a sign of the times.Typifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significance
(Definition of sign of the times from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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