Examples of recent in a Sentence
Recent events have brought attention to the problem.
I usually watch that show every week, but I missed the most recent episode.
Medical science has made amazing progress in recent decades.
That was the biggest earthquake in recent history .
Recent Examples of recent from the Web
In recent memory, Apple has removed its iBooks and iTunes Movie services in China, along with a bunch of VPN service apps from the local App Store.
Want to respond to a recent column, point out a dating trend, or ask Wanda and Wayne for wisdom regarding your love life?
One game in relatively recent memory that stands out is the 3-3 draw at Stamford Bridge in February 2012, a contest that had everything from plenty of goals, to multiple penalties, incredible saves, and a dramatic second half comeback.
Glor joined MacLean for a recent flight outside Boston in a Cessna 172.
Billboard revealed the Selena news on Tuesday (October 31), highlighting many of her recent achievements and accolades.
During the recent visit, both Harris and Lei stressed the importance of teaching young students how to better understand different cultures – a key element to the immersion program, Harris said.
This episode, allies Chrissy and Ryan face one of the most straightforward decisions in recent memory.
This year’s World Series achieved television ratings as high as any in recent memory; Sunday’s Game 5 even outdid that night’s primetime NFL game.
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Origin and Etymology of recent
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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