Definition: 'Now'

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  • Length: 3 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: now

Lexical Information:
  • Time word
  • Time vocab
  • Time phrase
  • ACTUALLY means 'in fact' or 'really'
  • ACTUALLY does NOT mean 'now'
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • Term used in investment
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Adverb of time
  • Conjunction
  • Adverbs can modify Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, Nouns, Pronouns and whole Sentences
Other Comments:
  • French and other speakers beware- examiners love this- it's a false friend

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