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现在     xiànzài     at present / in the process of

Traditional: 現在
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Grammar: Adverb
Notes: 现在 is an adverb expressing time. For example, 这种大茶馆现在已经不见了 'This kind of large tea house can no longer be found.' (Lao She, 2010, p. 11)
Parent concept: 时间 (Time)
Topic: Modern Chinese

Other senses of the word: 现在

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