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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

The tool that's most associated with the recent progress against malaria is the long-lasting bed net. Bed nets are a fantastic innovation. But we can do even better. We can invent new ways to control the mosquitoes that carry the malaria parasite.
Bill Gates

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

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

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

In most recent times, as the West started being hostile to us, we deliberately declared a Look East policy.
Robert Mugabe
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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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