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noun 
  1. (grammar): A verb form that indicates an ongoing action or state in the present and which functions as an adjective. In English, the present participle takes the suffix -ing and is preceded by a form of the verb to be to make the progressive tenses of a verb.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: onvoltooid deelwoord (tegenwoordig deelwoord)
  • French: participe présent
  • German: Mittelwort der Gegenwart , Partizipium prí¤sentis
  • Spanish: participio presente

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