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
A recent class attracted a diverse group of about 45 people — in all shapes and sizes — who worked up a sweat on a beautiful, sunny day.
The Morning Joe graphics team produced the image for a recent segment mocking the fake TIME magazine cover featuring a photo of Donald Trump, and reported to be framed and hanging in various Trump Organization properties.
Like the rest of us, recent sunburn survivor Alexander Skarsgård has to use the restroom from time to time.
There has been no surer way to beef up an offer from another suitor in recent off-seasons than to take some ridiculous figure that Vivek Ranadivé scribbled on a napkin.
Republicans hit another roadblock on Monday in their quest to repeal or weaken recent environmental rules restricting methane emissions.
Marlins Park has hosted the World Baseball Classic, Joel Osteen and Beyonce in recent years.
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens signed four new laws and defended his recent veto of a bill to create an arts campus in Kansas City during a visit to the Northland on Wednesday.
The recent Grapevine graduate has been playing softball for the past decade.
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Origin and Etymology of recent
Middle English, from Latin recent-, recens; perhaps akin to Greek kainos new
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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