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Definition of Recent

Recent

  1. Of late origin, existence, or occurrence; lately come; not of remote date, antiquated style, or the like; not already known, familiar, worn out, trite, etc.; fresh; novel; new; modern; as, recent news.
  2. Of or pertaining to the present or existing epoch; as, recent shells.

Recent Quotations

There's no present. There's only the immediate future and the recent past.
George Carlin

A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes.
Joseph Addison

Language is a more recent technology. Your body language, your eyes, your energy will come through to your audience before you even start speaking.
Peter Guber

A recent police study found that you're much more likely to get shot by a fat cop if you run.
Dennis Miller

What we have seen of recent American action in the Pacific, the bombing of Tokyo and the engagements in the Coral Sea, off Midway Island and at Dutch Harbour, has been sufficient indication that America is beginning to discharge her supremely important duty in the Pacific.
Chiang Kai-shek
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Recent Translations

recent in Afrikaans is vars
recent in Danish is frisk
recent in Dutch is luchtig, fris, vers, onbedorven
recent in Finnish is tuore
recent in Italian is novizio, moderno
recent in Latin is repens
recent in Norwegian is frisk
recent in Portuguese is recente
recent in Spanish is reciente, recien, fresco
recent in Swedish is nya
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