: during the period of time that has just passed : not long ago

Full Definition of RECENTLY

:  during a recent period of time :  lately

Examples of RECENTLY

  1. She recently graduated from college.
  2. I was going to paint the room white, but more recently I've been considering a light blue.
  3. I saw him recently for the first time in many years.
  4. Only recently did they decide to move.
  5. Until recently I had no idea where I would end up finding a job.

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