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current

adjective uk   /ˈkʌr.ənt/ us    /ˈkɝː-/
B2 of the present time: Have you seen the current issue of (= the most recently published) Vogue magazine? The word is no longer in current use.Now
currently
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
B2 The Director is currently having talks in the US.Now

current

noun [C] uk   /ˈkʌr.ənt/ us    /ˈkɝː-/

current noun [C] (FLOW)

a movement of water, air, or electricity in a particular direction: to swim against/with the current He was swept out to sea by the strong current. Switch off the electric current before changing the bulb.Electricity and electronicsFloods, tides and currents

current noun [C] (FEELING)

a particular opinion or feeling that a group of people have: There is a growing current of support for green issues among voters.Opinions, beliefs and points of view
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