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
But Mr Suzman’s recounting of recent history makes clear that modern life is like riding a bicycle, in which stopping means toppling over.
The outcry against the video and the woman's subsequent arrest reveal how powerful and widespread conservative views are in the kingdom, despite recent moves by Saudi Arabia to modernize and loosen some rules.
As some local school districts brace for a possible property tax freeze out of Springfield, some Republican lawmakers who voted against the recent budget and tax hike think such measures died with that vote.
In a recent interview with The Associated Press, Mayer talked about stepping it up with his live shows, attending Grateful Dead University and enjoying new albums by DJ Khaled and Calvin Harris.
Given weak recent inflation trends, both central banks appear wary of major policy tightening moves.
A recent paper in Nature concluded that Zika actually arrived in Miami in March or April, but was not detected until July.
During his recent hitting streak, Burns also boasts four RBI and two doubles with four runs scored.
The severe thunderstorm was located in a remote area that had been burned by a recent wildfire, Sattelmaier said.
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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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