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NOW:

see National Organization for WomenNational Organization for Women
(NOW), group founded (1966) to support "full equality for women in America in a truly equal partnership with men." Its founder and first president was feminist leader Betty Friedan, author of The Feminine Mystique (1963).
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now

An expression used by ATC (air traffic control) when immediate compliance with an instruction is required to avoid an imminent situation.
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NOW

feminist group working for social and political change. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1886]
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There is such a ravine here that if we once get in it we shan't get out again. I got stuck so fast there myself that I could hardly get out.'
Again, the solution may depend upon accent or breathing.
Then was there again spoken unto me without voice: "Thou must yet become a child, and be without shame.
They walked slowly, with frequent pauses, but without speaking again. In both of them, the concentration in the present which had attended the first moments of Arthur's revival had now given way to a vivid recollection of the previous scene.
After an interval the second voice made itself heard again, advancing nearer to the dining-room: "Are you there, aunt?" it asked cautiously.
By and bye, he began to talk again, inquiring how long he had been there.
The next day when the feast was again held, and her father, mother, and sisters were gone, Ashputtel went to the hazel-tree, and said:
His reluctance to return to the cabin impressed them all unfavourably, and the mutinous sounds again broke forth.
The poor little thing was snorting like a steam-engine when she caught it, and kept doubling itself up and straightening itself out again, so that altogether, for the first minute or two, it was as much as she could do to hold it.
"And again," says mademoiselle with more tight and angry nods.
"Tirila, lirila," the sweet, clear notes went winding down the forest paths, coming back again from the more distant bosky shades in faint echoes of sound, "Tirila, lirila, tirila, lirila," until it faded away and was lost.
The doctor was very much displeased about something and made a change in the dressings, turning the wounded man over so that he groaned again and grew unconscious and delirious from the agony.