Definition Of recent


having happened, begun, or been done not long ago or not long before; belonging to a past period of time comparatively close to the present.

his recent visit to Britain

the Holocene epoch.

Example Of recent

  • a recent book

  • a recent case

  • according to a recent survey

  • all recent graduates are employed

  • Brian has more energy than ever and recent tests have shown his health is improving.

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