actual


actual
adj.
1 present, current.
el actual alcalde the present o current mayor
las tendencias actuales de la moda current fashion trends
el actual campeón del mundo the current o reigning world champion
2 modern, present-day.
tiene un diseño muy actual it has a very modern o up-to-date design
3 topical.
un tema muy actual a very topical issue
4 indisputable, factual, undeniable.
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actual
adjetivo
1 present, current
dadas las circunstancias actuales under the present circumstances
2 (actualizado) up-to-date
ese es un tema muy actual that's a very topical subject
nombre masculino
1 formal this month
el doce del actual the 12th of this month
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adj.
1) current, present
2) topical
3) up-to-date
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ADJ
1) (=de ahora) [situación, sistema, gobernante] current, present; [sociedad] contemporary, present-day; [moda] current, modern

el actual campeón de Europa — the reigning o current o present European champion

en el momento actual — at the present moment

la actual literatura francesa — French literature today, present-day French literature

eso no le interesa a la juventud actual — that doesn't interest young people today

el 6 del actual — the 6th of this month

2) (=de actualidad) [cuestión, tema] topical

en la reunión trataron temas muy actuales — they dealt with highly topical issues in the meeting

3) (=moderno) up-to-date, fashionable

ha cambiado su peinado por otro algo más actual — he's changed his hairstyle for a more up-to-date o fashionable one

corbatas de diseño muy actual — very fashionable-looking ties

emplean las técnicas más actuales — they use the most up-to-date o up-to-the-minute techniques, they use the latest techniques

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adjetivo present, current

el actual campeón — the current o reigning champion

en las circunstancias actuales — in the present circumstances

en el Chile actual — in present-day Chile

en el mundo actual — in the modern world, in today's world

una moda actual — an up-to-the-minute style

su carta del 20 del actual — (Corresp) your letter of the 20th of this month

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= alive, current, modern day, present, present-day, timely, fast-breaking, updated [up-dated].
Ex. Armstrong Sperry's 'Call It Courage' is now some years old but still to my mind an attractive and alive book.
Ex. Current trends favour cataloguing practices which can be applied to a variety of library materials.
Ex. In practice modern day catalogue codes are concerned primarily with description and author headings.
Ex. We are going to use the data elements defined in the present document as a base from which to begin.
Ex. The National Archives must cooperate with agencies involved in federal geoscience to communicate clear records disposition instructions to present-day federal geoscientists.
Ex. I believe that the issues brought forth and debated in the following papers and discussions are as timely today as they were when the institutes were first held.
Ex. Monitors tuned to television news may have to be located in areas that are less than accommodating to the large numbers of users who want to know the fast-breaking events which affect us all.
Ex. Libraries can obtain updated cataloguing through special customised services, but at prohibitively high cost.
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* actual campeón, el = defending champion.
* contexto actual, el = scheme of things, the.
* dejar de ser actual = date.
* en el clima actual de = in the present climate of.
* en términos actuales = in today's terms.
* estatus actual = current status.
* informe sobre la situación actual = state of the art report.
* líder actual, el = defending champion.
* no actual = non-current.
* número actual = current issue.
* pasado actual, el = living past, the.
* situación actual = current situation, current status.
* situación actual, la = scheme of things, the.
* tendencia actual = current trend.
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adjetivo present, current

el actual campeón — the current o reigning champion

en las circunstancias actuales — in the present circumstances

en el Chile actual — in present-day Chile

en el mundo actual — in the modern world, in today's world

una moda actual — an up-to-the-minute style

su carta del 20 del actual — (Corresp) your letter of the 20th of this month

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= alive, current, modern day, present, present-day, timely, fast-breaking, updated [up-dated].

Ex: Armstrong Sperry's 'Call It Courage' is now some years old but still to my mind an attractive and alive book.

Ex: Current trends favour cataloguing practices which can be applied to a variety of library materials.
Ex: In practice modern day catalogue codes are concerned primarily with description and author headings.
Ex: We are going to use the data elements defined in the present document as a base from which to begin.
Ex: The National Archives must cooperate with agencies involved in federal geoscience to communicate clear records disposition instructions to present-day federal geoscientists.
Ex: I believe that the issues brought forth and debated in the following papers and discussions are as timely today as they were when the institutes were first held.
Ex: Monitors tuned to television news may have to be located in areas that are less than accommodating to the large numbers of users who want to know the fast-breaking events which affect us all.
Ex: Libraries can obtain updated cataloguing through special customised services, but at prohibitively high cost.
* actual campeón, el = defending champion.
* contexto actual, el = scheme of things, the.
* dejar de ser actual = date.
* en el clima actual de = in the present climate of.
* en términos actuales = in today's terms.
* estatus actual = current status.
* informe sobre la situación actual = state of the art report.
* líder actual, el = defending champion.
* no actual = non-current.
* número actual = current issue.
* pasado actual, el = living past, the.
* situación actual = current situation, current status.
* situación actual, la = scheme of things, the.
* tendencia actual = current trend.

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actual
adjective
present
el actual primer ministro the present prime minister, the incumbent prime minister (frml)
el actual campeón the current o present o reigning champion
en las circunstancias actuales in the present circumstances
la acción transcurre en el Chile actual the action takes place in present-day Chile
en el mundo actual in the modern world, in today's world
datos del actual ejercicio data for the current o present financial year
una moda actual para la mujer moderna an up-to-the-minute fashion for the modern woman
la legislación actual the current o present legislation
su carta del 20 del actual (Corresp) your letter of the 20th of this month, your letter of the 20th inst. (frml)
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actual adjetivo ‹ley/situación/direcciónpresent, current;
en el Chile actual in present-day Chile;

en el mundo actual in the modern world, in today's world
actual adjetivo
1 current, present
el actual presidente del Gobierno, the current president of the Government
2 (que está al día, moderno) up-to-date
un diseño muy actual, a very up-to date design ➣ Ver nota en actual

'actual' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
corriente
- desvirtuar
- dimanar
- estar
- hoy
- real
- mantener
- material
- moderno
- presente
English:
actual
- arms race
- assessment
- current
- defending champion
- euro
- existent
- existing
- ongoing
- present
- present-day
- record holder
- reigning
- contemporary
- defending
- full
- real
- reign
- topical
- true
- very
- wage
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actual adj
1. [del momento presente] present, current;
las tendencias actuales de la moda current fashion trends;
el actual alcalde de la ciudad the city's present o current mayor;
el actual campeón del mundo the current o reigning world champion;
el seis del actual the sixth of this month
2. [de moda] modern, up-to-date;
tiene un diseño muy actual it has a very modern o up-to-date design
3. [de interés] topical;
el desempleo es un tema muy actual unemployment is a very topical issue
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actual
adj
1 present, current
2
:
un tema muy actual a very topical issue
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actual adj
presente: present, current
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actual adj
1. (presente) present / current
la situación actual the present situation
2. (de moda) up to date

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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