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Holocene, Holocene epoch, Recent, Recent epochadjective
approximately the last 10,000 years
"recent graduates"; "a recent addition to the house"; "recent buds on the apple trees"
of the immediate past or just previous to the present time
"a late development"; "their late quarrel"; "his recent trip to Africa"; "in recent months"; "a recent issue of the journal"
Having happened a short while ago.
Up-to-date; not old-fashioned or dated.
Etymology: Latin recens ("fresh"), related to Greek καινός ("new").
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: recens, Latin.
The ancients were of opinion, that those parts, where Egypt now is, were formerly sea, and that a considerable portion of that country was recent, and formed out of the mud discharged into the neighbouring sea by the Nile. John Woodward.
Among all the great and worthy persons, whereof the memory remaineth, either ancient or recent, there is not one that hath been transported to the mad degree of love. Francis Bacon.
Urg’d on by want, and recent from the storms,
The brackish ouze his manly grace deforms. Alexander Pope.
of late origin, existence, or occurrence; lately come; not of remote date, antiquated style, or the like; not already known, familiar, worn out, trite, etc.; fresh; novel; new; modern; as, recent news
of or pertaining to the present or existing epoch; as, recent shells
Etymology: [L. recens, -entis: cf. F. rcent.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē′sent, adj. of late origin or occurrence: fresh: modern: (geol.) belonging to the present geological period.—adv. Rē′cently.—n. Rē′centness. [Fr.,—L. recens, recentis.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'recent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #574
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Rank popularity for the word 'recent' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1804
Rank popularity for the word 'recent' in Adjectives Frequency: #69
The numerical value of recent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of recent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Recent bond market performance reflects institutional investors' view that the rate cut cycle is coming to an end.
We are encouraged by recent actions taken by The IRS to suspend more automated notices and pleased to know that The IRS is listening and acting. Taxpayers, practitioners and The IRS will benefit from reducing unnecessary contact, such as erroneous notices or warnings of levy, and provide much-needed relief during an already stressful and overwhelming tax season.
The Ax-1 mission is very different from what you may have heard of in some of the recent — especially suborbital — missions. We are not space tourists, i think there's an important role for space tourism, but it is not what Axiom is about.
The broader reaction to our recent results announcement has ... demonstrated to Gavin and me that there is a need for a change of leadership to deliver this strategy.
Luminus applauds Valaris' recent moves to augment the Board, and we are pleased to have reached a comprehensive agreement with Valaris.
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- الأخيرة, جديد, أخيرArabic
- fresc, recentCatalan, Valencian
- nylig, friskDanish
- kürzlich, neu, jüngstGerman
- lasta, lastatempaEsperanto
- hiljutine, äsjaneEstonian
- تازه, اخیرPersian
- äskeinen, tuoreFinnish
- farskWestern Frisian
- resanHaitian Creole
- nem régiHungarian
- baru sajaIndonesian
- recènteLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- niedawny, ostatni, świeżyPolish
- недавни, nedavni, nov, новSerbo-Croatian
- เร็วๆ นี้Thai
- débayaUyghur, Uighur
- gần đâyVietnamese
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