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Existing, happening or being dealt with now

existing

adjective

used for describing something that exists now, especially when it might be changed or replaced

present

adjective

existing or happening now

immediate

adjective

happening or done now, without any delay

at this time

used for talking about what exists now, usually when it may be different in the future

alive

adjective

still existing and not gone or forgotten

immediate

adjective

existing now and needing urgent action

prevailing

adjective

existing at a particular time or in a particular place

modern-day

adjective

existing or happening in the present

in progress

happening, or being done

current

adjective

happening or existing now

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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endies

Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

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