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"today" in British English

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todayadverb, noun

uk   /təˈdeɪ/  us   /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 a week today (= one week from today).
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.

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"today" in American English

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todayadverb [not gradable]

 us   /təˈdeɪ/
on this day: What’s the date today? We could go today or tomorrow.
Today can also be used more generally to mean now rather than in the past: People are more worried today than ever before.
today
noun [U]  us   /təˈdeɪ/
Today is even hotter than yesterday!
(Definition of today from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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