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present         

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  (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          [2]     (BEING SOMEWHERE)  
1       adj   If someone is present at an event, they are there.  
v-link ADJ, oft ADJ at n     (Antonym: absent)    The president was not present at the meeting..., Nearly 85 per cent of men are present at the birth of their children..., The whole family was present.     
2       adj   If something, especially a substance or disease, is present in something else, it exists within that thing.  
v-link ADJ, oft ADJ in n     (Antonym: absent)    This special form of vitamin D is naturally present in breast milk...     

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present          [3]     ( presents    plural  )   (GIFT)   A present    is something that you give to someone, for example at Christmas or when you visit them.          n-count   (=gift)  
The carpet was a wedding present from the Prime Minister..., I bought a birthday present for my mother..., This book would make a great Christmas present.     

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present          [4]     ( presents    3rd person present)   ( presenting    present participle)   ( presented    past tense & past participle  )   (VERB USES)  
1       verb   If you present    someone with something such as a prize or document, or if you present    it to them, you formally give it to them.         
The mayor presented him with a gold medal at an official city reception...      V n with n  
Prince Michael of Kent presented the prizes...      V n  
The group intended to present this petition to the parliament.      V n to n  
  presentation      n-uncount   usu N of n  
Then came the presentation of the awards by the Queen Mother.     
2       verb   If something presents a difficulty, challenge, or opportunity, it causes it or provides it.  
This presents a problem for many financial consumers...      V n  
Public policy on the family presents liberals with a dilemma.      V n with n  
3       verb   If an opportunity or problem presentsitself, it occurs, often when you do not expect it.  
Their colleagues insulted them whenever the opportunity presented itself...      V pron-refl  
4       verb   When you present    information, you give it to people in a formal way.      
We spend the time collating and presenting the information in a variety of chart forms...      V n  
We presented three options to the unions for discussion...      V n to n  
In effect, Parsons presents us with a beguilingly simple outline of social evolution.      V n with n  
  presentation     ( presentations    plural)    n-var   oft N of n  
...a fair presentation of the facts to a jury...     
5       verb   If you present    someone or something in a particular way, you describe them in that way.      
The government has presented these changes as major reforms...      V n as n  
In Europe, Aga Khan III presented himself in a completely different light.      V n in n  
6       verb   The way you present yourself is the way you speak and act when meeting new people.  
...all those tricks which would help him to present himself in a more confident way in public.      V pron-refl prep/adv  
7       verb   If someone or something presents a particular appearance or image, that is how they appear or try to appear.  
The small group of onlookers presented a pathetic sight...      V n  
In presenting a more professional image the party risks losing its individuality.      V n  
...presenting a calm and dignified face to the world at large.      V n to n  
8       verb   If you present yourself somewhere, you officially arrive there, for example for an appointment.  
She was told to present herself at the Town Hall at 11.30 for the induction ceremony...      V pron-refl prep/adv  
9       verb   If someone presents a programme on television or radio, they introduce each item in it.  
  (mainly BRIT)  
She presents a monthly magazine programme on the BBC.      V n  
in AM, usually use host, introduce     
10       verb   When someone presents something such as a production of a play or an exhibition, they organize it.  
The Lyric Theatre is presenting a new production of `Over the Bridge'.      V n  
11       verb   If you present    someone to someone else, often an important person, you formally introduce them.       (=introduce)  
Fox stepped forward, welcomed him in Malay, and presented him to Jack...      V n to n  
Allow me to present my wife's cousin, Mr Zachary Colenso.      V n  
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    presentation  

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Collins
present         

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      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          [2]  
      vb  
1    acquaint with, introduce, make known  
2    demonstrate, display, exhibit, give, mount, put before the public, put on, show, stage  
3    adduce, advance, declare, expound, extend, hold out, introduce, offer, pose, produce, proffer, put forward, raise, recount, relate, state, submit, suggest, tender  
4    award, bestow, confer, donate, entrust, furnish, give, grant, hand out, hand over, offer, proffer, put at (someone's) disposal  
      n  
5    benefaction, bonsela     (S. African)   boon, bounty, donation, endowment, favour, gift, grant, gratuity, hand-out, largesse or largess, offering, prezzie     (informal)  

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adj.
relating to the present day; of today
[rare] Ex.: Steve can't stand his hodiernal life in the bustling city any more and thinks about moving to the countryside
n.
Online journal where the writer presents a record of activities, thoughts, or beliefs
Ex: In 2004, blogs were becoming highly popular and began to influence mainstream media. Also: weblog. Ex: He sent her an e-mail after googling her name and finding her weblog.
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