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- [only before noun]
happening now; of the present time 现时发生的；当前的；现在的
Which Word? actual / current / presentactual / current / present
The necklace would be worth over $5 000 at current prices. 那条项链按现价应超过5 000元。 the current situation 时局,当前形势 Oil prices are expected to remain at current levels. 油价预计将保持在当前水平。 What's the budget for the current year? 本年度的预算是多少？ Under the current system, the entire process takes about two weeks. 在目前的制度下，整个过程大约需要两周时间。
- Actual does not mean current or present. It means ‘real’ or ‘exact’, and is often used in contrast with something that is not seen as real or exact:
actual 与 current 或 present 意义不同，其含义为真实的或确实的，常与不真实或不确实的事物形成对比： I need the actual figures, not an estimate. 我需要确切的数字，而不是估计。
- Present means ‘existing or happening now’:
present 意为现存、现行： How long have you been in your present job? 你干现在这工作多长时间了？
- Current also means ‘existing or happening now’, but can suggest that the situation is temporary:
current 也指现存、现行，但含暂时之义： The factory cannot continue its current level of production. 这家工厂不能维持目前的生产水平。
- Actually does not mean ‘at the present time’. Use currently, at present or at the moment instead.
actually 无现在、目前之义，表示此义用 currently、at present 或 at the moment。 your current employer 你现在的雇主 Our current financial situation is not good. 我们目前的财务状况并不好。 What are the current unemployment figures? 目前的失业数字是多少？ being used by or accepted by most people 通用的；流通的；流行的 words that are no longer current 已不再通用的词
Word OriginMiddle English (in the adjective sense ‘running, flowing’): from Old French corant ‘running’, from courre ‘run’, from Latin currere ‘run’.