current
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current(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (present)
a. actual
The current situation demands immediate action from the government.La situación actual requiere la actuación inmediata del gobierno.
b. de actualidad
It's an online publication that addresses current topics.Es una publicación en línea en la que se tratan temas de actualidad.
2. (in circulation)
a. último
Is that the current issue of the journal?¿Es ése el último número de la revista?
3. (prevailing)
a. generalizado
Current views are that the drug should not be prescribed for osteoporosis.La opinión generalizada es que el medicamento no debería recetarse para la osteoporosis.
4. (in use)
a. vigente
That meaning of the word is still current.Ese uso de la palabra todavía está vigente.
5. (valid)
a. vigente
Enter your current license number.Introduzca el número de la licencia vigente.
6. (present-day)
a. en curso
This is the easiest way to calculate estimated taxes for the current year.Ésta es la forma más sencilla de calcular los impuestos del año en curso.
7. (up to date)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
How do I find out if my visa petition has become current?¿Cómo puedo saber si mi solicitud de visa está en fecha para ser procesada?
You must first become current with your late payments.Primero, tiene que actualizar sus pagos atrasados.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
8. (water, air)
a. la corriente
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It's difficult to make any progress when you're swimming against the current.Es difícil avanzar cuando nadas en contra de la corriente.
9. (electrical)
a. la corriente
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
These cables are durable enough to handle high-voltage currents.Estos cables son lo suficientemente fuertes como para resistir corrientes de alto voltaje.
10. (trend, ideas)
a. la corriente
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Within the country there are different currents of opinion on the matter.Dentro del país existen distintas corrientes de opinión sobre el asunto.
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current
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of water, electricity, opinion)
a. la corriente
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to swim against the currentir a or nadar contra corriente
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (existing, present)
a. actual
4. (common)
a. corriente
to be currentser corriente
in current usede uso corriente
current affairs(temas de) actualidad f
current issue(último) número m
5. (finance) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
current accountcuenta corriente
current assetsactivo circulante
current expendituregasto corriente or ordinario
current liabilitiespasivo corriente, obligaciones a corto plazo
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current [ˈkʌrənt]
adjective
[+fashion, tendency] actual; [+price, word] corriente; [+year, month, week] presente; en curso
the current month/year el presente mes/año; el mes/año en curso; the current issue of the magazine el último número de la revista; her current boyfriend su novio de ahora; to be in current use estar en uso corriente; a word in current use una palabra de uso corriente; the current opinion is that ... actualmente se cree que ...; this idea/method is still quite current esta idea/este método se usa bastante todavía
noun
(all senses) corriente (f)
direct/alternating current corriente (f) directa/alterna
to go against the current ir contra la corriente
to go with the current dejarse llevar por la corriente
modifier
current account (n) (Britain) cuenta (f) corriente
current affairs (n) temas (m) de actualidad
current assets (n) activo (m) corriente
current events (n)
current affairs See culture box in entry current.
current liabilities (n) pasivo (m) corriente
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