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

  • "According to one recent study, foot traffic at retail stores fell 19% between January and August."
  • "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."
  • "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"
  • "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"
  • "In response to your recent e-mail"
  • "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."
  • "Congratulations on your recent acquisition of an obscene amount of money."
  • "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."
  • "Recent test flights have succeeded in using a mix of 50% biofuels and 50% traditional kerosene."
  • "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."

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