in the presence of (someone)

Definition of in the presence of (someone)

  1. :  when (someone) is present :  around Their daughter is shy in the presence of strangers.

Word by Word Definitions

presenceplay
  1. :  the fact or condition of being present (see 3present)

    :  the part of space within one's immediate vicinity

    :  the neighborhood of one of superior especially royal rank

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody


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