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 this most recent quarter, Optum’s operating profits grew nearly 30% to $1.7 billion.
Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Kevin Durant and James Harden remain at the of the most recent rundown of NBA jersey sales.
In New York, power-sector emissions fell 52 percent between 1990 and 2014, but much of those gains were offset by a 23 percent increase in transportation emissions, according to the most recent state figures.
The most recent statistics available suggest that the numbers of homeless students are rising not only in Sacramento but statewide and nationally.
The most recent Session features Seafair, a popular Cleveland band front by vocalist-keyboardist Chayla Hope.
The most recent American women's winner before Linden was Lisa Rainsberger in 1985.
Feinstein, who was first elected to the Senate in 1992, was well ahead of de León in the most recent survey by the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California.
The high-profile event also included the world premiere of West’s most recent album, The Life of Pablo.
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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
: happening or beginning not long ago
RECENT Defined for Kids
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