Recent

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Definition

recent: current, new, modern, contemporary, up-to-date
adjective
My television is broken, so I am not aware of any recent news.

recently: lately, not long ago, in the near past
adverb
I only arrived here recently, so I don't know the area very well.

Examples

  • "Our beloved director of sales, and ex-president of Cheeterland, Philip Cheeter, recently completed a unique weekend seminar as part of Delavigne Corp's training program. Here's a excerpt from a recent e-mail exchange between the two of us"
  • "Congratulations on your recent acquisition of an obscene amount of money."
  • "While the print media has indeed been critical of your company recently, we propose focusing on Delavigne's Internet presence to shift the narrative from tabloid gossip to the high quality profiles and experience of your staff."
  • "Our beloved director of sales, and ex-president of Cheeterland, Philip Cheeter, recently completed a unique weekend seminar as part of Delavigne Corp's training program. Here's a excerpt from a recent e-mail exchange between the two of us"
  • "Not only will you be astounded by the sound, but you will also be contributing to one of the most remarkable technological turnarounds in recent history."
  • "As you all know, we recently lost our CEO Bruno Delavigne, and shortly afterwards our interim CEO Susan Bliss, who ran off with Bruno after a very interesting wedding in London."
  • "It is Delavigne's biggest seller Down Under (in Australia), and has been among the most popular fragrances for men aged 25-40 until recently."
  • "In response to your recent e-mail"
  • "According to one recent study, foot traffic at retail stores fell 19% between January and August."
  • "Recent test flights have succeeded in using a mix of 50% biofuels and 50% traditional kerosene."

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