currently

adverb
cur·rent·ly | \ ˈkər-ənt-lē , ˈkə-rənt- \

Definition of currently 

: at the present time currently engaged in scientific research the movie currently running at the local theater She currently lives in Texas. a product that is not currently available Similar legislation is currently working successfully in 17 other states as well as in the nation's capital. —Tom Bourdon Currently, only three such drugs are approved for use in the U.S. … . —Michael Waldholz

Synonyms & Antonyms for currently

Synonyms

anymore, now, nowadays, presently, right now, today

Antonyms

before, formerly, long, once, then

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First Known Use of currently

1579, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for currently

current entry 1 + -ly entry 2

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21 Aug 2018

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