at the present moment;
"goods now on sale"
"the now-aging dictator"
"they are now abroad"
"he is busy at present writing a new novel"
"it could happen any time now"
- His present job seemed to be a blind alley.
- She is now at the summit of her career.
- There are at present three television channels.
- The most we can offer you at present is 500 cases.