Meaning of “in this day and age” in the English Dictionary

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"in this day and age" in British English

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in this day and age

at the present time:

You can't afford to run businesses inefficiently in this day and age.

(Definition of “in this day and age” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"in this day and age" in American English

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in this day and age

now, as opposed to an earlier time:

How do the police handle such disputes in this day and age?

(Definition of “in this day and age” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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