Definition of 'presence'
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Such is his stage presence and energy that he could overwhelm many a supporting cast. The Sun (2016)And six out of ten said pets' presence seemed to speed physical recovery. The Sun (2016)She's a diminutive performer with a big stage presence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I feel his presence in the house. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I still feel the presence of my dad, Rob. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The second is that my records reflect other things than the presence of birds. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is usually a strong presence at company outings from the senior management team. Times, Sunday Times (2008)To fulfil visa requirements each visitor must have a sponsor responsible for their presence in this country. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We can understand this by thinking about speaking in the presence of another person. Christianity Today (2000)The interior light suggests an unseen presence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Tunis has reinforced its military presence on the frontier. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He filled a room with his personality and presence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His mere presence seems to wind people up. The Sun (2008)What she lacks yet is stage presence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was there if he felt his presence would change things. The Sun (2014)Barely any other country has a presence in this stadium. Times, Sunday Times (2006)People close to the negotiations said that the company was considering how much of a presence could be maintained. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In their presence you feel enlarged. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In person, he has both an imposing and approachable presence. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He remains a ghostly presence in the movie, made manifest only as the final credits roll. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The presence of the company puts the Government in an awkward position. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Federal law prohibits a person 's presence on the boards of two companies that are direct rivals. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It didn't take much insight to realise that his was a profoundly troubled presence in our house. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Does it make you feel good to plead for his affection, his attention or his presence in the house? The Sun (2008)Let me feel your presence. Coming Off Tranquillizers and Sleeping Pills (1991)A quiet and courteous presence, his manner was invariably encouraging. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was his size which took one's breath away - his size and his imposing presence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He then took it to various governments and agencies, passing it off as a machine that could be used to sense the presence of nearby explosives. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'presence'
British English: presence /ˈprɛzəns/ NOUN
Someone's presence in a place is the fact that they are there.
His presence in the village led to trouble.
- American English: presence
- Arabic: حُضُور
- Brazilian Portuguese: presença
- Chinese: 出席
- Croatian: prisutnost
- Czech: přítomnost v místě
- Danish: nærværelse
- Dutch: aanwezigheid
- European Spanish: presencia
- Finnish: läsnäolo
- French: présence
- German: Anwesenheit
- Greek: παρουσία
- Italian: presenza
- Japanese: 存在
- Korean: 존재
- Norwegian: tilstedeværelse
- Polish: obecność fakt istnienia
- European Portuguese: presença
- Romanian: prezență
- Russian: присутствие
- Spanish: presencia
- Swedish: närvaro
- Thai: การอยู่ในสถานที่หนึ่ง
- Turkish: varlık
- Ukrainian: присутність
- Vietnamese: sự có mặt
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