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present

adjective /ˈpreznt/
being here, or at the place, occasion etc mentioned
presente
My father was present on that occasion Who else was present at the wedding? Now that the whole class is present, we can begin the lesson.
existing now
presente
the present moment the present prime minister.
(of the tense of a verb) indicating action now
presente
In the sentence ’She wants a chocolate’, the verb is in the present tense.
presently adverb soon
en breve, dentro de poco
He will be here presently.
(especially American) at the present time
en este momento, ahora, actualmente
The manager is presently on holiday.
the present noun the time now
el presente
Forget the past – think more of the present and the future!
at present at the present time
actualmente; en este momento
He’s away from home at present.
for the present as far as the present time is concerned
por ahora, por el momento, hasta ahora
You’ve done enough work for the present.
present participle noun (linguistics) the form of the verb that in English ends in ‘-ing’ and can be used with the verb ‘to be’ to form continuous tenses as in ‘She is singing’ or sometimes as an adjective as in ‘the barking dog’.
Gerundio
present perfect noun (linguistics) (in English) a verb tense that expresses an action done in a period of time up to the present. It is formed using the present tense of ‘have’ and the past participle of a verb.
Pretérito Perfecto
(Definition of present from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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