Translation of current in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈkɜːrənt; ˈkʌrənt/


  • 1 (before noun/delante del nombre) 1.1 (existing) [situation/policy/prices] actual; [year/month] en curso
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    • This was done in the current research by presenting events (bets on the toss of a coin) in blocks.
    • I'm not expected to be well-educated on modern politics and current events.
    • However, they obviously did not do enough because if there was not a serious problem the current turn of events would not have happened.
    1.2 (most recent) [issue] último; [price list] actual
  • 2 2.1 (valid) [license/membership] vigente 2.2 (prevailing) [opinion/practice] corriente, común, habitual
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    • A common current myth about American English is that it is being ruined by mass media.
    • The attitude current at the time was that they were an inferior race.
    2.3 (up to date) (predicative/predicativo) to be/become current estar*/ponerse* al corriente or al día


  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (flow of water, air) corriente (feminine) against the current contra la corriente with the current en el sentido de la corriente 1.2 (general trend) corriente (feminine) to go with the current dejarse llevar por la corriente to go against the current ir* contra la corriente
  • 2 c and u [Electricity/Electricidad] corriente (feminine) to run off household current (American English/inglés norteamericano) funcionar con electricidad

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