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Noun
1. historical presentlinguistics terminology, See also 歴史的現在
Wikipedia definition
2. Historical presentIn linguistics and rhetoric, the historical present (also called dramatic present or narrative present) refers to the employment of the present tense when narrating past events. Besides its use in writing about history, especially in historical chronicles (listing a series of events), it is used in fiction, for 'hot news' (as in headlines), and in everyday conversation .
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