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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

The world is given to me only once, not one existing and one perceived. Subject and object are only one. The barrier between them cannot be said to have broken down as a result of recent experience in the physical sciences, for this barrier does not exist.
Erwin Schrodinger

Think about one of the most powerful influences on a young child's life - the absence of a father figure. Look back on recent presidents, and you'll find an absent, or weak, or failed father in the lives of Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.
Jeff Greenfield

That freedom can never be attained by a nation without suffering and sacrifice has been amply borne out by the recent tragic happenings in this subcontinent.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah

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