Quick answer
"Currently" is an adverb which is often translated as "actualmente", and "nowadays" is an adverb which is often translated as "hoy en día". Learn more about the difference between "currently" and "nowadays" below.
currently(
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ihnt
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (now)
a. actualmente
We are currently in negotiations with the administration to begin a reforestation project.Actualmente estamos en negociaciones con la administración para comenzar un proyecto de reforestación.
b. en este momento
I'm sorry, but the manager is currently unavailable.Lo siento, pero la directora no está disponible en este momento.
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nowadays(
nau
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deyz
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (currently)
a. hoy en día
Most teens have a cellphone nowadays.La mayoría de los jóvenes tiene celular hoy en día.
Nowadays it seems like there's a coffee house on every corner.Hoy en día parece como si hubiera un café en cada esquina.
b. hoy día
More people than ever read books electronically nowadays.Más gente que nunca lee libros electrónicamente hoy día.
c. en la actualidad
Nowadays, if you don't know how to use a computer, it's difficult to get a job.En la actualidad si no sabes usar una computadora, es difícil conseguir trabajo.
d. actualmente
Almost everyone has a cellphone nowadays.Casi todo el mundo tiene un celular actualmente.
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