[noh-woo s ohr-doh se-kloh-roo m; English noh-vuh s awr-doh se-klawr-uh m, -klohr-] /ˈnoʊ wʊs ˈoʊr doʊ sɛˈkloʊ rʊm; English ˈnoʊ vəs ˈɔr doʊ sɛˈklɔr əm, -ˈkloʊr-/
a new order of the ages (is born): motto on the reverse of the great seal of the United States (adapted from Vergil’s Eclogues IV:5).
on the Great Seal of the United States of America, apparently an allusion to line 5 of Virgil’s “Eclogue IV,” in an 18c. edition: Magnus ab integro seclorum nascitur ordo “The great series of ages begins anew.” The seal’s designer, Charles Thomson, wrote that the words “signify the beginnings of the New American Era.” (see Annuit Coeptis).
[nou] /naʊ/ adverb 1. at the present time or moment: You are now using a dictionary. 2. without further delay; immediately; at once: Either do it now or not at all. 3. at this time or juncture in some period under consideration or in some course of proceedings described: The case was now ready for […]
- NOW account
noun 1. Banking. a savings account against which checks can be written.
[nou-uh-deyz] /ˈnaʊ əˌdeɪz/ adverb 1. at the present day; in these times: Few people do their laundry by hand nowadays. noun 2. the present: The kitchens of nowadays are much more efficient than when I was a boy. /ˈnaʊəˌdeɪz/ adverb 1. in these times adv. late 14c., contracted from Middle English nou adayes (mid-14c.), from […]
[noh-wey] /ˈnoʊˌweɪ/ adverb 1. in no way, respect, or degree; not at all; nowise: He was noway responsible for the accident. /ˈnəʊˌweɪ/ adverb 1. in no manner; not at all; nowise Also in the US (not standard) noways sentence substitute 2. used to make an emphatic refusal, denial, etc