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English definition of “present”

present

verb [T] (INTRODUCE)    /prɪˈzent/
B2 UK to introduce a television or radio show: She presents the late-night news.Broadcasting in general formal to introduce a person: May I present Professor Carter? Later on I'd like to present you to the headteacher.Being, becoming friends and getting to know someone present yourself to arrive somewhere and introduce yourself: He presented himself at the doctor's at 9.30 a.m. as arranged.Arriving, entering and invading present itself C2 If something presents itself, it happens: An opportunity suddenly presented itself.Occurring and happening
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