presence
noun Date: 14th century 1. the fact or condition of being present 2. a. the part of space within one's immediate vicinity b. the neighborhood of one of superior especially royal rank 3. archaic company 2a 4. one that is present: as a. the actual person or thing that is present b. something present of a visible or concrete nature 5. a. the bearing, carriage, or air of a person; especially stately or distinguished bearing b. a noteworthy quality of poise and effectiveness <
the actor's commanding presence
>
6. something (as a spirit) felt or believed to be present

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  • présence — [ prezɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1172; lat. præsentia A ♦ (Personnes) 1 ♦ Le fait d être dans le lieu dont on parle. La présence de qqn, dans, à, chez... Fuir, éviter la présence de qqn, le fuir. Prouver sa présence en un lieu (⇒ alibi) . « Tant de plaisir… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • presence — Presence. s. f. Existence d une personne dans un lieu. Vostre presence est necessaire en ce pays cy. la presence du maistre y estoit necessaire. la presence du Prince dans une armée est souvent tres utile. la presence du Juge estonne, &c. la… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Presence — Pres ence, n. [F. pr[ e]sence, L. praesentia. See {Present}.] 1. The state of being present, or of being within sight or call, or at hand; opposed to absence. [1913 Webster] 2. The place in which one is present; the part of space within one s ken …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • presence — Presence, Praesentia. Se cacher et eviter la presence du maistre, Ex conspectu heri abdere se. En presence, Coram. En presence de gens, Testibus praesentibus. En la presence de cestuy là, Astante illo. En ma presence, Ante oculos, Coram, Sub… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • presence — ► NOUN 1) the state or fact of being present. 2) the impressive manner or appearance of a person. 3) a person or thing that is present but not seen. 4) a group of soldiers or police stationed in a particular place: the USA would maintain a… …   English terms dictionary

  • Presence — Studioalbum von Led Zeppelin Veröffentlichung 31. März 1976 Label Swan Song Records …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Presence — Album par Led Zeppelin Sortie 31 Mars 1976 Enregistrement Novembre/Décembre 1975 Genre(s) Hard rock Heavy metal Blues rock Producteur(s) Jimmy Page/Peter …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Presence — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Presence Álbum de Led Zeppelin Publicación 31 de marzo de 1976 Grabación Noviembre …   Wikipedia Español

  • Presence — Студийный альбом Led Zeppelin Дата выпуска 31 марта, 1976 Записан ноябрь …   Википедия

  • presence — [n1] occupancy, attendance being, companionship, company, existence, habitation, inhabitance, latency, occupation, omnipresence, potentiality, residence, subsistence, ubiety, ubiquity, whereabouts; concepts 407,518,710 Ant. absence presence [n2]… …   New thesaurus

  • presence — (n.) mid 14c., fact of being present, from O.Fr. presence (12c.), from L. præsentia a being present, from praesentem (see PRESENT (Cf. present) (n.)). Meaning carriage, demeanor, aspect (especially if impressive) is from 1570s; that of divine,… …   Etymology dictionary

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