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at present

Definition of at present

  1. :  at or during this time :  at the present time :  now <Things were bad then but they're better at present.> <At present I am working as a substitute teacher.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  something presented :  gift

  1. :  to bring or introduce into the presence of someone especially of superior rank or status

    :  to introduce socially

    :  to bring (as a play) before the public

  1. :  now existing or in progress

    :  being in view or at hand

    :  existing in something mentioned or under consideration

  1. :  present occasion or affair

    :  the present words or statements

    :  the legal instrument or other writing in which these words are used

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