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presently

US [ˈprezəntli]
UK [ˈprez(ə)ntli]
  • adv.现在;此刻;眼下;表示很快就已发生
  • Web目前;不久;一会儿
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adv.
1.
此刻;现在;眼下at the time you are speaking or writing; now
The crime is presently being investigated by the police.
警方目前正在调查这起案件。
These are the courses presently available.
这些就是现有的课程。
2.
(表示很快就已发生)used to show that sth happened after a short time
Presently, the door opened again and three men stepped out.
不久,门又打开了,走出来三个人。
3.
(表示即将发生)used to show that sth will happen soon
She'll be here presently.
她马上就会到这儿。

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