heutzutage

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Univerbation of heute zu Tage.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɔʏ̯.tsuˌtaːɡə/
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

heutzutage

  1. nowadays, these days (in the present era; in the world as it is today)

Usage notes[edit]

Unlike English “nowadays” or “these days”, German heutzutage is not used to describe recent developments or recently adopted habits as in: “He's always grumpy these days.” For that use in letzter Zeit or a construct of that sort.

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