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English

Etymology

Old English .

Pronunciation

Adverb

now (not comparable)

Positive
now

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. At the present time.
    Now my whole life is different.
  2. At the time reached within a narration.
    Well, now he remembered what he'd come there for.
  3. In a manner, or regarding a topic, different from that of the immediately past.
    Now, we all want the best for our children.
  4. In the context of urgency.
    Now listen, we've got do something about this.

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Conjunction

now

  1. since, because, in light of the fact.
    We can play football now the rain has stopped.

Translations

Interjection

now!

  1. Indicates a signal to begin.

Noun

Singular
now

Plural
-

now (-)
  1. The present time.
    Now is the right time.
    She is living in the now.

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