at present(redirected from at this present)
Currently. I'm sorry, we are not accepting applications at present. Mr. Green is not in the office at present. Can I take a message?
now; at this point in time. We are not able to do any more at present. We may be able to lend you money next week, but not at present.
Also, at the present time. Now, as in I've not enough cash at present to lend you any, or At present the house is still occupied. This slightly longer way of saying "at this time" formerly was even longer- at this present or at that present -denoting a more specific time. [Mid-1600s] Also see at this point.
at ˈpresentnow; at the moment: How many people are living in this house at present?
At the present time; right now.