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presence meaning

EN[ˈprɛzəns]
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WPresence
  • Presence may refer to:
  • NounPLpresencesPREpré-SUF-ence
    1. The fact or condition of being present, or of being within sight or call, or at hand.
      1. Any painter can benefit from the presence of a live model from which to draw. ‎
    2. The part of space within one's immediate vicinity.
      1. Bob never said anything about it in my presence. ‎
    3. A quality of poise and effectiveness that enables a performer to achieve a close relationship with his audience.
      1. Despite being less than five foot, she filled up the theatre with her stage presence. ‎
    4. Something (as a spirit) felt or believed to be present.
      1. I'm convinced that there was a presence in that building that I can't explain, which led to my heroic actions. ‎
    5. A company's business activity in a particular market.
      1. The state of being closely focused on the here and now, not distracted by irrelevant thoughts.
      2. VerbSGpresencesPRpresencingPT, PPpresenced
        1. (philosophy) To make or become present.
          1. Presence means: the constant abiding that approaches man, reaches him, is extended to him. But what is this source of this extending reach to which the present belongs as presencing, insofar as there is presence? True, man always remains approached by the presencing of something actually present without explicitly heeding presencing itself.
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • These temporal bone anomalies are accompanied by a wide range of hearing acuity, varying degrees of progression of hearing loss, and the presence or absence of related nonotological anomalies.
          • The presence of 5-HT 3 receptors has been found in enkephalinergic neurons in other studies [ 50 , 51 ].
          • Decomposition of 4 in the presence of cis-piperylene at room temperature results in the stereocontrolled formation of trans-cycloheptadiene 27 in 90% ee (96% ee at −78 °C).
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Breaking radio silence risked disclosing our presence.

      Meaning of presence for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "presence" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Verbs
          Difficultness: Level 1
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          Definiteness: Level 8
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