as it stands


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as it stands

At this time; as it is now. As it stands now, the doctor's next available appointment is in a month. Do you like this version as it stands, or should I make revisions?
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as it stands

as something is now We have to accept or turn down this proposal as it stands.
Related vocabulary: as things stand
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as it stands

as something is now, without changes to it The law as it stands is very unclear. As it stands, the Panel's decisions can be reviewed by the courts.
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