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recently

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of recently

not long ago
  • I recently purchased a car
  • have you seen her recently?

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The first known use of recently was in 1533

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“Recently.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/recently. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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