Meaning of RECENT in English

adj of or pertaining to the present or existing epoch; as, recent shells.

2. recent ·adj 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.

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