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Adjective
Most recent or up-to-date
“The most current bibliographical entry dates from June 2003, the year before publication.”
Adjective
In common or general use
“The attitude current at the time was that the earth was flat.”
Adjective
Existing or in progress
“The current administration is doing a fine job.”
Adjective
Characteristic of or influenced by modern trends or styles
“She always ensures that she is dressed in the most current outfits for her Instagram posts.”
Adjective
Still within one's use-by date
“We had better cook up the beef in the refrigerator while it is still current.”
Noun
The general tendency or course of events or opinion
“The courts' response is generally slow, often several years behind the current of popular opinion.”
Noun
A prevailing or general movement or inclination
“A strong current of optimism is running through the country.”
Noun
A body of water moving in a definite direction
“The swimmers had to work against a strong current.”
Noun
A body of air moving in a definite direction
“A brief current of cool air provided some respite from the unrelenting heat.”
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