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Main Entry: 1now
Pronunciation: (primarystress)naudot
Function: adverb
1 a : at the present time <they are busy now> b : in the time immediately before the present <thought of them just now> c : in the time immediately to follow <come in now>
2 -- used with the sense of present time weakened or lost (as to express command or introduce an important point) <now hear this>
3 : SOMETIMES <now one and now another>
4 : under the present circumstances <now the trouble began>
5 : by this time <has been teaching now for twenty years>
- now and then : from time to time : OCCASIONALLY

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