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English definition of “present”

present

verb [T] (GIVE)    /prɪˈzent/
B2 to give, provide, or make something known: The winners were presented with medals. The letter presented the family with a problem that would be difficult to solve. The documentary presented us with a balanced view of the issue. He presented the report to his colleagues at the meeting. The classroom presented a cheerful busy atmosphere to the visitors (= appeared to them to have this). The school is presenting (= performing) 'West Side Story' as its end-of-term production.Giving, providing and supplying
(Definition of present verb (GIVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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