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Example sentences present annually

The documentaries aren't presented annually, but it sometimes feels like it.
These prestigious awards are presented annually to deserving artists in three to four arts disciplines, affording them national exposure and acclaim.
The award has been presented annually since 1966.
It was originally presented annually, but for several years has only been presented every second year.
The committee requested the trophy be presented annually to the command's best wing as a token of recognition and appreciation.

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Definition of 'present' present

Cobuild collocations present annually, browse alphabetically present annually.

  • present an opportunity
  • present an option
  • present an overview
  • present annually
  • present arms
  • present arrangement
  • present circumstances
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Meaning of present in English

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present noun ( SOMETHING GIVEN )

  • present The coat was a birthday present from my sister.
  • gift I have a small gift for you.
  • donation After the earthquake, donations poured in from all over the world.
  • grant Students receive a grant equal to £250 per month.
  • contribution She wanted to make a financial contribution to the family.
  • We're having a collection for Tom's retirement present.
  • They got an entire set of silver cutlery as a wedding present.
  • I was looking for a birthday present for my mother but I didn't find anything suitable .
  • Aren't you going to unwrap your presents?
  • The children squealed in delight when they saw all the presents under the Christmas tree .
  • Christmas box
  • Christmas stocking
  • secret Santa
  • stocking filler

present noun ( NOW )

  • I'm usually too immersed in the present to worry about the future .
  • Let's talk about the present.
  • contemporaneity
  • contemporarily
  • contemporary
  • in this day and age idiom
  • the status quo
  • there's no time like the present idiom
  • this minute idiom

present adjective ( IN A PLACE )

  • Mind your language - there are ladies present!
  • Is it necessary for all of us to be present at the meeting this afternoon ?
  • Melanin is the dark brown pigment of the hair , skin , and eyes that is present in varying amounts in every human being.
  • More men are present at the births of their children these days .
  • There ought to be an adult present at all times , when there are young children in the pool .
  • be in at the kill idiom
  • in the flesh idiom
  • kick around
  • seropositive
  • sit through something
  • synchronically

present adjective ( NOW )

  • Charlie has a clever plan for getting us out of our present difficulties .
  • Unlike the present government , we believe in serving the community .
  • The present system of payment will remain in effect until the end of the rental agreement .
  • The present voting system distorts the wishes of the electorate .
  • Are you feeling frustrated in your present job ?

present verb ( GIVE )

  • He has a lot more work to do before he can present the scheme to the public .
  • Ruth was astonished when he presented her with an engagement ring .
  • She presented a well-argued case for the banning of smoking in public places .
  • She graciously accepted the flowers that were presented to her.
  • The Duchess of Kent will be presenting the trophies .
  • accommodate
  • accommodate someone with something
  • administration
  • arm someone with something
  • hand something down
  • hand something in
  • hand something out
  • hand something over
  • reassignment

present verb ( INTRODUCE )

  • I'd like to present my grandson , Jackson Junior.
  • He was presented to the Queen and given a knighthood .
  • She used to present one of those holiday programmes but now she reads the news .
  • May I present Sir Bob Geldof?
  • What was that documentary called that she used to present?
  • audio described
  • audio description
  • commentary box
  • interchannel
  • live stream
  • slow motion
  • station break
  • transmission

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present verb ( SHOW SIGNS OF ILLNESS )

  • adverse reaction
  • aggressively
  • contraindication
  • echocardiogram
  • vital signs
  • withdrawal symptoms

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being, existing, or occurring at this time or now; current : increasing respect for the present ruler of the small country.

at this time; at hand; immediate : articles for present use.

Grammar . designating a verb tense, construction, or form used to refer to an action or state occurring at the time of speaking or writing: knows is a present form in He knows that.

being with one or others or in the specified or understood place: to be present at the wedding.

being here: Is everyone present?

existing or occurring in a place, thing, combination, or the like: Carbon is present in many minerals.

being actually here or under consideration: the present document; the present topic.

being in the mind; recollected : The memories were still present to her mind.

focused on or involved in what one is doing at a particular moment; attentive : When you’re talking to someone, be present instead of thinking about something else.

Obsolete . mentally alert and calm, especially in emergencies.

Obsolete . immediate or instant: present payment.

the present time: She has one foot in the present and one foot in the future.

Grammar . present tense .

presents, Law . the present writings, or this document, used in a deed of conveyance, a lease, etc., to denote the document itself: Know all men by these presents that . . . .

Obsolete . the matter in hand.

Idioms about present

at present , at the present time or moment; now : There are no job openings here at present.

for the present , for now; temporarily : For the present, we must be content with matters as they stand.

Origin of present

Other words for present, opposites for present, other words from present.

  • pres·ent·ness, noun

Words Nearby present

  • presence chamber
  • presence of mind
  • presenile dementia
  • presenility
  • presentable
  • present arms
  • presentation
  • presentational
  • presentationalism

Other definitions for present (2 of 2)

to furnish or endow with a gift or the like, especially by formal act: to present someone with a gold watch.

to bring, offer, or give, often in a formal or ceremonious way: You'll have to present your passport at the airport.

afford or furnish (an opportunity, possibility, etc.).

to hand over or submit, as a bill or a check, for payment: The waiter presented our bill for lunch.

to introduce (a person) to another, especially in a formal manner: Mrs. Smith, may I present Mr. Jones?

to bring before or introduce to the public: to present a new play.

to come to show (oneself) before a person, at a place, etc.

to show or exhibit: This theater will present films on a larger screen.

to bring forth or render for or before another or others; offer for consideration: to present an alternative plan.

to set forth in words; frame or articulate: to present arguments.

to represent, impersonate, or act, as on the stage.

to direct, point, or turn (something) to something or someone: He presented his back to the audience.

to level or aim (a weapon, especially a firearm).

to bring against, as a formal charge against a person.

to bring formally to the notice of the proper authority, as an offense.

British Ecclesiastical . to offer or recommend (a member of the clergy) to the bishop to be granted a benefice.

Medicine/Medical .

(of a fetus) to be visible at the cervix during labor: In a normal delivery, the baby’s head presents first.

(of a medical condition) to be evident from the presence of certain symptoms: Depression often presents with disturbed sleep or appetite.

(of a patient) to have a certain symptom or medical condition, especially as reported during a medical examination: A 22-year-old man presents with shortness of breath.

a thing presented as a gift; gift : Christmas presents.

synonym study For present

  • self-pre·sent·ed, adjective
  • un·pre·sent·ed, adjective

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How to use present in a sentence

We’re pleased to be present in so many relationships this year, even more so than before.

Republicans, by many accounts, aren’t even considering the arguments being presented in the trial.

We should request that staff conduct a feasibility study and to present the results of that study to this committee by the end of the year.

In five years of Insights puzzles, we’ve tried to present questions that lived up to the column’s name.

He was a tough guy, but also admired and respected by his players and most in the media, present company included.

In his view, a writer has only one duty: to be present in his books.

Angelina Jolie was able to seemingly glide into the Vatican on Thursday to present her new film ‘Unbroken.’

Disordered eating is also linked to higher rates of depression and anxiety, both in the present and in the future.

In the middle of all of that past suffering and present -day conflict, this Cosby bomb was dropped.

The account goes some way in showing just how present the Quds and other forces are in Iraq at this point in time.

But Mrs. Dodd, the present vicar's wife, retained the precious prerogative of choosing the book to be read at the monthly Dorcas.

The Rev. Alonzo Barnard, seventy-one years of age, accompanied by his daughter, was present .

Several pioneers familiar with the facts of the tragedy at the time of its occurrence were also present .

Bacteria, when present in great numbers, give a uniform cloud which cannot be removed by ordinary filtration.

At present , Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.

British Dictionary definitions for present (1 of 2)

/ ( ˈprɛz ə nt ) /

(prenominal) in existence at the moment in time at which an utterance is spoken or written

(postpositive) being in a specified place, thing, etc : the murderer is present in this room

(prenominal) now in consideration or under discussion : the present topic ; the present author

grammar denoting a tense of verbs used when the action or event described is occurring at the time of utterance or when the speaker does not wish to make any explicit temporal reference

archaic readily available; instant : present help is at hand

archaic mentally alert; attentive

the present the time being; now

the present tense

a verb in this tense

at present at the moment; now

for the present for the time being; temporarily

  • See also presents

British Dictionary definitions for present (2 of 2)

to introduce (a person) to another, esp to someone of higher rank

to introduce to the public : to present a play

to introduce and compere (a radio or television show)

to show; exhibit : he presented a brave face to the world

to put forward; submit : she presented a proposal for a new book

to bring or suggest to the mind : to present a problem

to give or award : to present a prize

to endow with or as if with a gift or award : to present a university with a foundation scholarship

to offer formally : to present one's compliments

to offer or hand over for action or settlement : to present a bill

to represent or depict in a particular manner : the actor presented Hamlet as a very young man

to salute someone with (one's weapon) (usually in the phrase present arms )

to aim or point (a weapon)

to nominate (a clergyman) to a bishop for institution to a benefice in his diocese

to lay (a charge, etc) before a court, magistrate, etc, for consideration or trial

to bring a formal charge or accusation against (a person); indict

mainly US (of a grand jury) to take notice of (an offence) from personal knowledge or observation, before any bill of indictment has been drawn up

(intr) med to seek treatment for a particular symptom or problem : she presented with postnatal depression

(intr) informal to produce a favourable, etc impression : she presents well in public ; he presents as harmless but has poisoned his family

present oneself to appear, esp at a specific time and place

anything that is presented; a gift

make someone a present of something to give someone something : I'll make you a present of a new car

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Other Idioms and Phrases with present

see all present and accounted for; at present; for the moment (present); no time like the present.

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.

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What Is The Current Year

The current year means the year that has started, in which we are right now, and has yet to finish.

Calendar Year

In most cases, we’ll refer to the “current year” as the current calendar year .

This means that a new year starts on January 1st of a given year and ends on December 31st.

For example, if you are speaking of the current year at the present moment, you are referring to the year in which we are right now.

Fiscal Year

The current year can also refer to a fiscal year .

For example, accountants and business professionals may be concerned with a fiscal year of a company that starts at a given date and ends twelve months after that (it does not necessarily start on January 1st).

For example, an accountant may refer to a current year as the current fiscal year of a corporation that starts on November 1st and ends on October 31st in any given year.


The current year abbreviation is CY ( C urrent Y ear).

Current Year Definition

What is the definition of current year?

In the English language, the current year can be defined as:

The year that has started and which is not finished Author

The current year slang refers to what we see in society and what we should see instead in a more derogatory fashion.

For example, when we do something that is old-fashioned or that is not proper, we’ll use the expression “come on, it’s [current year]”.

In other words, we’re suggesting that we are in an advanced or modern period and we should know better or we should have made changes to our ways.

The current year meme has come from the 4chan and with John William’s satire.

Current Year In A Sentence

How do you write the current year in a sentence?

Here are a few ways you can use the phrase current year:

  • In the current year, we are expecting for the new mobile phone to be released
  • The current year’s financial statements have shown greater profits for this company
  • The current year will end soon
  • This budget applies only to the current year and not the subsequent year

Current Year Example

Let’s look at a few examples of current year to better understand the concept.

In business, the phrase current year is used quite often.

Here are some examples:

  • In the current year, employees get an additional 10% increase
  • The current year’s closing balance is lower than last year
  • The current year’s stock options are more attractive than last year
  • Purchasing a real estate in the current year will be beneficial 

The Current Year Takeaways 

So there you have it folks!

What does “current year” mean?

Current Year Meaning:

Current Year means the year we are in at the present moment, generally the current calendar year.

Current year can also refer to the current fiscal year.

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