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From Middle English < Old French < Latin praesent-, praesens present participle of praeesse "to be present" < Latin prae- "pre-" + esse "to be".
present ( no comparative or superlative )
relating to now
located in the immediate vicinity
present ( uncountable ) ( plural presents )
current moment or period
From Middle English presenten < Old French presenter < Latin presentare "to show" < Latin praesent-, praesens present participle of praeesse "to be in front of".
present ( plural presents )
to present ( third-person singular simple present presents , present participle presenting , simple past presented , past participle presented )
Third person singular
law: to offer to a court or legislature for consideration
to award (something) to
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