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English definition of “today”

today

adverb, noun     /təˈdeɪ/
A1 (on) the present day: What's the date today? He's going to call you at some point today. Today is even hotter than yesterday! Is that today's paper? He should be back today week/a week today (= one week from today).Days, and parts of the weekNow B2 used more generally to mean the present time: Today, people are much more concerned about their health than they were in the past. With today's technology almost anything seems possible. The youth of today don't know how lucky they are.Now Grammar:Nowadays, these days or today?We can use nowadays, these days or today as adverbs meaning ‘at the present time, in comparison with the past’:See more
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