Meaning of RECENT in English

adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin ~-, recens; perhaps akin to Greek kainos new Date: 15th century 1. having lately come into existence ; new , fresh , of or relating to a time not long past, Holocene , ~ness noun

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