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presence the state or condition of being present. [5 definitions]
presence of mind ability to remain lucid in a crisis or emergency.
present1 being in existence at this time. [6 definitions]
present2 to endow or provide with something, such as a gift (often fol. by "with"). [7 definitions]
presentable suitable, esp. in appearance, for being introduced or presented to others. [2 definitions]
presentation the act of presenting, or the state of being presented. [4 definitions]
present-day current or modern.
presentence combined form of sentence.
presentencing combined form of sentencing.
presentiment an intuition or sense of something about to happen; premonition or foreboding.
presently in a short while; very soon. [2 definitions]
presentment the act of presenting something, such as an idea or a promissory note. [2 definitions]
present participle a participle that either indicates ongoing action or state, as "living" in "He was living" or serves as an adjective, as "living" in "a living thing".
present perfect a verb tense that indicates that an action or state has been completed at some indefinite time up to the present, as in "I have lived in four countries". [2 definitions]
present tense a form of a verb that shows that something is happening now or that a condition exists in the present time. In the sentence, "The sky is blue," "is" is in the present tense.
preservation protection from loss or damage; the act of preserving.
preservationist a person advocating the preservation and restoration of historic buildings or wildlife environments.
preservative a natural or chemical agent used to preserve foods and the like. [2 definitions]
preserve to protect from injury, harm, or mishap. [8 definitions]
preservice combined form of service.
preset to set in advance.