current events

variants: less commonly

current affairs

Definition of current events

chiefly US

  1. :  important events that are happening in the world She reads several newspapers so she can keep track of current events.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  running, flowing

    :  presently elapsing

    :  occurring in or existing at the present time

  1. :  the part of a fluid body (as air or water) moving continuously in a certain direction

    :  the swiftest part of a stream

    :  a tidal or nontidal movement of lake or ocean water

eventplay events
  1. :  outcome

    :  the final outcome or determination of a legal action

    :  a postulated outcome, condition, or eventuality

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