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adjective (HAPPENING NOW)    /ˈtɒp.ɪ.kəl/ US  /ˈtɑː.pɪ-/
of interest at the present time; relating to things that are happening at present: a topical joke The discussion focused on topical issues in medicine.Now topicality     /ˌtɒp.ɪˈkæl.ə.ti/ US  /ˌtɑː.pɪˈkæl.ə.t̬i/ noun [U] Now topically     /-kəl.i/ adverb Now
(Definition of topical adjective (HAPPENING NOW) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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