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
If Auburn hadn't agreed to a recent contract extension with Clint Myers, which several news outlets reported earlier this summer with Myers himself as the source, why did Auburn wait till now to correct that mistake?
Recent questions have included: ▪ CEOs look for good attitude, clean clean résumés when interviewing job applicants ▪ CEOs say students who improve certain skills are better prepared for future jobs ▪
Tinley Park officials will consider installing more surveillance cameras at key intersections in the wake of a recent home invasion in the village.
Even more recent are the so- called workers under totalitarian control starving and lacking medical help.
Now, after a stretch of modest evolution, the recent building surge downtown and the Crossroads has seeped southward.
One recent Wednesday, David is waiting at the door.
The retailer began using predictive technology in 2004, according to the New York Times, mining trillions of bytes' worth of sales data from recent hurricanes, to determine what customers most want to purchase leading up to a storm.
Your recent servile pandering to one end of your base has the potential to throw a lot of that human potential—upon which our nation depends—away.
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Origin and Etymology of recent
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
RECENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of recent for English Language Learners
: happening or beginning not long ago
RECENT Defined for Kids
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