currently

[ kur-uh nt-lee, kuhr- ]
/ ˈkɜr ənt li, ˈkʌr- /

adverb

at the presenttime; now: She is currently working as a lab technician.

Origin of currently

First recorded in 1570–80; current + -ly
Can be confusedcurrently immediately momentarily now presently soon (see synonym study at immediately) (see usage note at presently)
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currently


adv.

"at the present time," 1570s, from current (adj.) + -ly (2).

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