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recent

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of recent

happening or beginning not long ago
  • 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.

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The first known use of recent was in the 15th century

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Thesaurus Entries Near recent

receiving

recent

recently

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“Recent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/recent. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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