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"En este momento" is an adverb which is often translated as "at the moment", and "actualmente" is an adverb which is also often translated as "at the moment". Learn more about the difference between "en este momento" and "actualmente" below.
en este momento(
ehn
 
ehs
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teh
 
moh
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mehn
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toh
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (at this very instant)
a. at the moment
El Sr. López está en un reunión en este momento. ¿Quiere dejarle algún recado?Mr. Lopez is in a meeting at the moment. Do you want to leave a message for him?
b. right now
Estoy muy ocupada en este momento. Llámame dentro de cinco minutos.I'm very busy right now. Can you call me in five minutes?
c. at present
No tenemos ninguna mesa libre en este momento. Tendrán que esperar unos 15 minutos.We don't have any free tables at present. You'll have to wait for around 15 minutes.
d. just this minute
Los resultados de las elecciones acaban de anunciarse en este momento.The election results have just this minute been announced.
2. (at the present time)
a. at the moment
Normalmente vive en Nueva York, pero en este momento está trabajando en un proyecto en Namibia.He usually lives in New York, but he's working on a project in Namibia at the moment.
b. at present
En este momento, todavía se desconoce la cuantía de los daños causados por el terremoto.The extent of the damage caused by the earthquake is still not known at present.
c. at this time
La incertidumbre que se vive en este momento no hace sino acentuar el malestar social.The uncertainty we are going through at this time only accentuates social unrest.
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actualmente(
ahk
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twahl
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mehn
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (now)
a. at the moment
La vida personal de Sam no va muy bien actualmente.Sam's personal life isn't going very well at the moment.
b. currently
El primer ministro no goza actualmente de mucha popularidad.The prime minister is not currently enjoying much popularity.
c. at present
Actualmente vive en París mi hermano, pero va a mudarse a Berlín dentro de un mes.At present my brother lives in Paris, but he is going to move to Berlin in a month's time.
d. presently
Actualmente trabajo en un supermercado.I'm presently working at a supermarket.
2. (today)
a. nowadays
Actualmente, se están perdiendo muchos oficios tradicionales por culpa de las máquinas.Nowadays, many traditional crafts are disappearing because of machines.
b. these days
Actualmente, las computadoras son una herramienta imprescindible en la mayoría de los trabajos.These days, computers are an essential tool in most jobs.
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