current


current
current cur‧rent [ˈkʌrənt ǁ ˈkɜːr-] adjective [only before a noun]
happening, existing, or true now:

• the current world price for crude oil

• the budget for the current year

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current UK US /ˈkʌrənt/ adjective [usually before noun]
happening or existing at the present time: »

A lot of businesses are being hurt by the current high interest rates.

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The group said it would return to profit within the current financial year.

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They offered to pay me twice my current salary.

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Who is the current editor of the Times?

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current UK US /ˈkʌrənt/ noun [C]
an opinion or a feeling that a group of people have: »

The general current of opinion is against such drastic cuts in public spending.

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There is a growing current of support for environmental issues among consumers.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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