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EN[ˈkʌɹənt] [ˈkɝɹənt]
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WCurrent
  • Current may refer to:

    Definition of current in English Dictionary

  • NounPLcurrentsSUF-ent
    1. The part of a fluid that moves continuously in a certain direction.
      1. (electricity) The time rate of flow of electric charge.
        1. Symbol: I (inclined upper case letter "I") Units:
        2. SI: ampere (A) CGS: esu/second (esu/s)
      2. A tendency or a course of events.
      3. AdjectiveCOMcurrenterCOMmore currentSUPcurrentestSUPmost current
        1. Existing or occurring at the moment.
          1. Hidden behind thickets of acronyms and gorse bushes of detail, a new great game is under way across the globe. Some call it geoeconomics, but it's geopolitics too. The current power play consists of an extraordinary range of countries simultaneously sitting down to negotiate big free trade and investment agreements.
        2. Generally accepted, used, practiced, or prevalent at the moment.
          1. OBS Running or moving rapidly.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • Are we sticking to these principles with our current decisions and statements, or are we descending into a state of near-permanent reaction and fudginess that betrays our core values?
              • Hence, the current study was undertaken to evaluate the antiulcerogenic and anti-ulcer properties of aqueous and methanol extracts of stem bark Piptadeniastrum africanum .
              • Defeat 12 months ago away to the same opponents signalled the end of John Toshack's reign as Wales manager, ushering in first caretaker Brian Flynn and then current boss Gary Speed.
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Current examples: wood, wooden; gold, golden; brass, brazen
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
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              1. en currently
              2. en currents
              3. en currenter
              4. en currentest
              5. en currentness
              Source: Wiktionary

              Meaning of current for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "current" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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