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English Definitionnow; at present; at the moment; modern; current; nowadays
Simplified Script现在
Traditional Script現在
Part of Speech(名) noun, (副) adverb, (时间) time word
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(形) As an adjective
  1. Temporal sense; intermediate between past and future; now existing or happening or in consideration.
(名) As a noun
  1. The period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech.
  2. At this time.
  3. The present time or age.
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