Significado de “present” - en el Diccionario Inglés

present en inglés británico

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presentnoun

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:

They gave me theatre tickets as a present.

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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.
The play is set in the present.
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the present (tense)

A1 [ S ] language the form of the verb that is used to show what happens or exists now:

The verb in this sentence is in the present.
at present B1 formal

now:

"Are you busy?" "Not at present."
At present she's working abroad.

presentadjective

uk /ˈprez.ənt/ us /ˈprez.ənt/

present adjective (IN A PLACE)

B1 [ after verb ] in a particular place:

The whole family was present.
There were no children present.

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present adjective (NOW)

[ before noun ] happening or existing now:

I don't have her present address.
Please state your present occupation and salary.

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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.
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.

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present verb [ T ] (INTRODUCE)

B2 UK to introduce a television or radio show:

She presents the late-night news.

formal to introduce a person:

May I present Professor Carter?
Later on I'd like to present you to the headteacher.
present yourself

to arrive somewhere and introduce yourself:

He presented himself at the doctor's at 9.30 a.m. as arranged.
present itself C2

If something presents itself, it happens:

An opportunity suddenly presented itself.

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(Definición de present del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

present en inglés americano

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presentnoun

us /ˈprez·ənt/

present noun (SOMETHING GIVEN)

[ C ] something that is given without being asked for, esp. on a special occasion or to say thank you; a gift:

Did you wrap the present?

present noun (NOW)

[ U ] this period of time, not the past or the future; now:

The story moves back and forth between the past and the present.

presentadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈprez·ənt/

present adjective [ not gradable ] (GRAMMAR)

specialized (in grammar) having the tense of a verb used to describe actions, events, or states that are happening or existing at this time:

Her book is written entirely in the present tense.

present adjective [ not gradable ] (GRAMMAR)

grammar having the tense of a verb used to describe actions, events, or states that are happening or existing at this time:

Her book is written entirely in the present tense.

present adjective [ not gradable ] (PLACE)

in a particular place:

The mayor was present during the entire meeting.

presentverb [ T ]

us /prɪˈzent/

present verb [ T ] (PROVIDE)

to give, show, provide, or make known:

The mayor presented five firefighters with medals for saving people’s lives.
Two clubs in the neighborhood present jazz on Thursdays.
Dr. Gottlieb will present her research in a series of lectures this spring.

If you present yourself, you go to someone or make yourself known to someone:

Paul Groncki presented himself to the receptionist on the 41st floor.

If something presents itself, it happens or takes place:

An opportunity suddenly presented itself.

present verb [ T ] (CAUSE)

to cause something:

Falling tax revenues present a problem for the city.

present verb [ T ] (INTRODUCE)

fml to introduce a person:

I’m pleased to present my son, Charles.

(Definición de present del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

present en inglés de negocios

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presentverb [ T ]

uk /prɪˈzent/ us

to offer your thoughts, ideas, plans, etc., to others for them to consider:

He will present a detailed explanation of the new sales campaign at the next meeting.

to give a bill, cheque, document, etc., to someone:

Today a store scans your goods, and you simply present your credit card and sign your name.
present sb with sth Organizers presented her with a check for $25,000.
present sth to sb We presented our passports to the customs officer.

if someone or something presents a problem, opportunity, etc., they create it:

The shake-out in bank shares may well have presented an opportunity for bargain hunters.
be presented with sth He was presented with a tough choice.

(Definición de present del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)