nowadverbuk /naʊ/ us /naʊ/
now adverb (AT PRESENT)
- Both her children are now married with children of their own.
- After ten years of military dictatorship, the country now has a civil government.
- The breathing problem has now been complicated by a chest infection.
- The college now has a counsellor to help students with both personal and work problems.
- His marks in English have been below average for some time now.
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now adverb (IN SPEECH)
nownoun [U]uk /naʊ/ us /naʊ/
nowconjunctionuk /naʊ/ us /naʊ/
- I have a lot more time now that the children are older.
- Now that our neighbours have moved, life is a lot more peaceful.
- Can you afford to pay a bit more now that you have this extra income?
- We've put away the paddling pool now that autumn is here.
- Now that Bob's famous, we don't see him any more.