how to pronounce nowadays


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the above transcription of nowadays is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

nowadays is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of nowadays in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… at out performance level nowadays uh …”

meanings of nowadays


  1. At the present time; in the current era.

nowadays frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word nowadays occurs in english on average 12.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics nowadays can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that nowadays can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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