1. 〔この場合〕now, on this occasion; 〔この事情で〕under these circumstances
    • この際きっぱり断らなければだめだ
    • You must give a flat refusal right now.
    • この際ご報告申しあげたいのはこのことです
    • Let me take this opportunity to tell you this.
    • この際だから大目に見ておこう
    • 「The circumstances being what they are [The situation being what it is], we'll overlook it.
    • この際それが最良の道かもしれない
    • That may be the best we can do at this stage [pointjuncture].