current events

current events
noun plural but singular or plural in construction
: contemporary developments in local, national, or world affairs; also : the organized study of such developments

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current events,
news or a discussion of news of the present time.

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noun [plural]
chiefly US : important events that are happening in the world

She reads several newspapers so she can keep track of current events.

Contestants are quizzed on current events.

called also current affairs

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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