Meaning of RECENT in English

[re.cent] adj [ME, fr. MF or L; MF, fr. L recent-, recens; perh. akin to Gk kainos new] (15c) 1 a: having lately come into existence: new, fresh b: of or relating to a time not long past

2. cap: holocene -- re.cent.ness n

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