Meaning of RECENT in English

Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.

A ~ event or period of time happened only a short while ago.

In the most ~ attack one man was shot dead and two others were wounded...

Sales have fallen by more than 75 percent in ~ years.

ADJ: usu ADJ n

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