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uk /ˈprez.ənt/ us /ˈprez.ənt/

present noun (SOMETHING GIVEN)

A2 [ C ] UK informal prezzie, or pressie, something that you are given, without asking for it, on a special occasion, especially to show friendship, or to say thank you

a birthday/Christmas/wedding present 生日/聖誕/結婚禮物
They gave me theatre tickets as a present. 他們送給我戲票作為禮物。

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present noun (NOW)

the present B1 [ S ]

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the period of time that is happening now, not the past or the future

That's all for the present. 暫時就講這些。
The play is set in the present. 這齣戲以當代為背景。
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at present B1 formal


"Are you busy?" "Not at present." 「你忙嗎?」「現在不忙。」
At present she's working abroad. 她目前在國外工作。


uk /ˈprez.ənt/ us /ˈprez.ənt/

present adjective (IN A PLACE)

B1 [ after verb ] in a particular place

The whole family was present. 全家人都在場。
There were no children present. 沒有孩子在場。

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present adjective (NOW)

[ before noun ] happening or existing now

I don't have her present address. 我不知道她現在的地址。
Please state your present occupation and salary. 請說出你目前的職業和薪水。

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presentverb [ T ]

uk /prɪˈzent/ us /prɪˈzent/

present verb [ T ] (GIVE)

B2 to give, provide, or make something known

The winners were presented with medals. 獲勝者被授予獎牌。
The letter presented the family with a problem that would be difficult to solve. 這封信給這家人提出了一個難題。
The documentary presented us with a balanced view of the issue. 這部紀錄片向我們呈現了對這個問題的客觀看法。
He presented the report to his colleagues at the meeting. 他在會議上向同事們做出報告。
The classroom presented a cheerful busy atmosphere to the visitors (= appeared to them to have this). 全班在訪客面前展現出一派快樂繁忙的氛圍。
The school is presenting (= performing) "West Side Story" as its end-of-term production. 學校將上演《西城故事》作為期末作品。

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present verb [ T ] (INTRODUCE)

B2 UK to introduce a television or radio show

She presents the late-night news. 她主持午夜新聞。

formal to introduce a person

May I present Professor Carter? 請允許我介紹卡特教授。
Later on I'd like to present you to the headteacher. 過一會兒我會把你引見給校長。
present yourself

to arrive somewhere and introduce yourself

He presented himself at the doctor's at 9.30 a.m. as arranged. 他早上9點30分依約去了醫生那裡。
present itself C2

If something presents itself, it happens.

An opportunity suddenly presented itself. 突然出現了一個良機。

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(Translation of “present” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)