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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

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

Text messaging is just the most recent focus of people's anxiety; what people are really worried about is a new generation gaining control of what they see as their language.
David Crystal

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
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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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