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Synonyms of presence in English:


  • 1 the presence of a train was indicated electrically
    existence, being there
    [Antonyms] absence
  • 2 I requested the presence of a nurse
    attendance, appearance;
    company, companionship
    [Antonyms] absence
  • 3 a woman of great presence
    aura, charisma, (strength/force of) personality;
    poise, self-assurance, self-confidence
  • 4 she felt a presence in the castle
    ghost, spirit, specter, phantom, apparition, supernatural being
  • Phrases

    presence of mind

    I didn't have the presence of mind to read his license plate

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