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presence meaning

EN[ˈprɛzəns]
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    Definition of presence in English Dictionary

  • NounPLpresencesPREpré-SUF-ence
    1. The fact or condition of being present, or of being within sight or call, or at hand.
      1. Any painter can benefit from the presence of a live model from which to draw. ‎
    2. The part of space within one's immediate vicinity.
      1. Bob never said anything about it in my presence. ‎
    3. A quality of poise and effectiveness that enables a performer to achieve a close relationship with his audience.
      1. Despite being less than five foot, she filled up the theatre with her stage presence. ‎
    4. Something (as a spirit) felt or believed to be present.
      1. I'm convinced that there was a presence in that building that I can't explain, which led to my heroic actions. ‎
    5. A company's business activity in a particular market.
      1. The state of being closely focused on the here and now, not distracted by irrelevant thoughts.
      2. VerbSGpresencesPRpresencingPT, PPpresenced
        1. (philosophy) To make or become present.
          1. Presence means: the constant abiding that approaches man, reaches him, is extended to him. But what is this source of this extending reach to which the present belongs as presencing, insofar as there is presence? True, man always remains approached by the presencing of something actually present without explicitly heeding presencing itself.
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Incubation of the high-mass form in the presence of phytoene-containing liposomes and decylplastoquinone resulted in the formation of yellowish ζ-carotene (Fig 3C ).
          • We started culturing the cells in the presence of subcytotoxic concentrations of either DR5026 or rifampicin.
          • Studies were done in Kerala by Anoop et al., reveal [sic] hyperendemicity of dengue in the region with the presence of multiple serotypes and high rates of co-infection.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Breaking radio silence risked disclosing our presence.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Verbs
          Related Links:
          1. en presenced
          2. en presences
          3. en presence of mind
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Grammatically, this word "presence" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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