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English definition of “present-day”


adjective [not gradable]  /ˈprez·ənt ˈdeɪ/
modern; of today rather than of earlier times: The setting is present-day London.
(Definition of present-day adjective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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