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for the present

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfor the presentfor the presentsomething that exists or will be done for the present exists now and will continue for a while, though it may change in the future The company is still in business, at least for the present.RegisterIn everyday English, people usually say for now, rather than for the present:That’s all we have time for, for now. present
Examples from the Corpus
for the presentBut what of immediate realities and possible action for the present back in the workplace?It is assumed, for the present, that the meeting will go ahead.B Population is expected to remain constant and investment should be sufficient to cater for the present population.He had decided to do nothing further for the present and leave it to Berowne to make the first move.This means that 69 percent are not susceptible to medical intervention at least for the present.It was best left for the present.Live for the present and the good things which are going to happen.A reduction in interest rates seems highly unlikely for the present.
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