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Also, at the present time. Now, as in I've not enough cash at present to lend you any, or At present the house is still occupied. This slightly longer way of saying “at this time” formerly was even longer— at this present or at that present—denoting a more specific time. [Mid-1600s] Also see at this point.
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atoxic, ATP, at pains, be at, ATPase, at peace, at present, atrabilious, Atrahasis, atramentous, at random, atrazine
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