current

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Current is on the Basic English 850 List.
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current is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
current

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
current

Comparative
more current

Superlative
most current

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Current is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
  1. Something that is current is up to date.
    This news is current.
    We bought our home 20 years ago, but we couldn't buy it at current prices.

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Noun[change]

Singular
current

Plural
currents

  1. (uncountable) Current is movement in a fluid.
    There is a strong current in that water.
  2. (uncountable) Current is movement in electricity.
    It has a current of nine amperes.