In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tiempo presente)profesionales que están en la actualidad exiliados — professional people who are currently / at present / presently in exile
- no se sigue haciendo así en la actualidad — nowadays / today it is no longer done that way
2la actualidad — (sucesos actuales) current events
- la actualidad cubana — the current situation in Cuba
- la actualidad informativa está centrada en los siguientes temas — the main points of today's news (or this evening's news etc.) are as follows
3(de un tema, una noticia)topicalitylas noticias de actualidad — today's (or this week's etc.) news
- un tema de palpitante / candente actualidad — a subject that is on everyone's lips
4actualidades feminine pluralPeriodismocurrent affairs
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