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present perfect

  
  
In grammar, the present perfect tenses of a verb are the ones used to talk about things which happened before the time you are speaking or writing but are relevant to the present situation, or things that began in the past and are still happening. The simple present perfect tense uses `have' or `has' and the past participle of the verb, as in `They have decided what to do'.      adj   ADJ n  
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present   [1]     (EXISTING OR HAPPENING NOW)  
1       adj   You use present to describe things and people that exist now, rather than those that existed in the past or those that may exist in the future.  
ADJ n   (=current)  
He has brought much of the present crisis on himself..., It has been skilfully renovated by the present owners..., No statement can be made at the present time.     
2       n-sing   The present is the period of time that we are in now and the things that are happening now.  
the N  
...his struggle to reconcile the past with the present., ...continuing right up to the present..., Then her thoughts would switch to the present.     
3       adj   In grammar, the present tenses of a verb are the ones that are used to talk about things that happen regularly or situations that exist at this time. The simple present tense uses the base form or the `s' form of a verb, as in `I play tennis twice a week' and `He works in a bank'.  
ADJ n  
4    A situation that exists at present exists now, although it may change.  
at present      phrase   PHR with cl/group  
There is no way at present of predicting which individuals will develop the disease..., At present children under 14 are not permitted in bars.     
5    The present day is the period of history that we are in now.  
the present day      phrase   prep PHR   (=today)  
...Western European art from the period of Giotto to the present day.     
6    Something that exists or will be done for the present exists now or will continue for a while, although the situation may change later.  
for the present      phrase   PHR with cl  
The ministers had expressed the unanimous view that sanctions should remain in place for the present.     

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present

  
[1]  
      adj  
1    contemporary, current, existent, existing, extant, immediate, instant, present-day  
2    accounted for, at hand, available, here, in attendance, near, nearby, ready, there, to hand  
      n  
3    here and now, now, present moment, the time being, this day and age, today  
4    at present      at the moment, just now, now, nowadays, right now  
5    for the present      for a while, for the moment, for the nonce, for the time being, in the meantime, not for long, provisionally, temporarily  

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present, present, present, at present

Diccionario colaborativo     Inglés Cobuild
adj.
faultless; absolutely perfect
adjective describing a situation/person/thing that could make the object of a perfect picture. E.g picture-perfect moment, picture-perfect family etc.
exp.
be a perfect fit for smb./smth.;
n.
expression used for describing a perfect compatibility (between people, things, factors etc.)
n.
a perfect or typical speciman; an original model or pattern; prototype

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