Currently

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Definition

currently: at the moment, at the present time
adverb
I am currently on the phone with another customer, but when I have finished with them I can help you.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I'm currently on the phone with another depressed person. Please phone back later.
US: I'm currently standing on top of a tall bulding waiting to jump. This can't wait!
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Examples

  • "The US property market is currently suffering a credit crisis, making it attractive for Britons who cannot cope with the sky-high house prices at home."
  • "Kate : Mr. Cheeter, you're currently paying 350 dollars into your 401(k) plan every month."
  • "He is currently in stable condition, and alternates between screaming and farting."
  • "Your contribution is currently divided into a portfolio of American mutual funds, stocks and bonds."
  • "You're currently using Skyte right now to chat with me."
  • "'I'm afraid we are currently experiencing cash-flow problems and will not be able to pay for the shipment of perfumes until next month."
  • "What am I currently investing in, Katie?"
  • "Horatio seems unaffected by our predicament and is currently bathing in a cauldron of bearnaise sauce."
  • "Currently being repaired (see below)."
  • "Engineers are currently developing craft which would be able to fly from London to New York in 35 hours."

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