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now

Definitions by Oxford


[naʊ], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- at the present time or moment
(e.g: where are you living now?)

- used, especially in conversation, to draw attention to a particular statement or point in a narrative
(e.g: now, my first impulse was to run away)

- used in a request, instruction, or question, typically to give a slight emphasis to one's words
(e.g: we can hardly send her back, now can we?)

- used at the end of an ironic question echoing a previous statement
(e.g: ‘Mum says you might let me have some of your stamps.’ ‘Does she now?’)


Phrases:
- for now
- now and then
- now now
- now or never
- now then
- now you're talking
- now —, now —

Origin:
Old English nū, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch nu, German nun, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin nunc and Greek nun


[naʊ], (Conjunction)

Definitions:
- as a consequence of the fact
(e.g: they spent a lot of time together now that he had retired)


Phrases:
- for now
- now and then
- now now
- now or never
- now then
- now you're talking
- now —, now —

Origin:


[naʊ], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- fashionable or up to date
(e.g: see more of what's now during our autumn catwalk show)


Phrases:
- for now
- now and then
- now now
- now or never
- now then
- now you're talking
- now —, now —

Origin:







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