Recent - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈriːsnt|  American pronunciation of the word recent
Brit.  |ˈriːs(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word recent


- approximately the last 10,000 years (syn: holocene)


- new
- of the immediate past or just previous to the present time(syn: late)


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.

That was the biggest earthquake in recent history .

Irving's most recent book

The situation has improved in recent years.

a recent addition to the house

recent buds on the apple trees

a recent issue of the journal

There has always been an interest in genetic cloning, but never more so than in recent years.

The pamphlet provides a lot of information on recent changes to the tax laws.

The president was removed from power in the recent uprising.

The town has changed little in recent years.

Health care has become a major political issue in recent years.

Crime rates have declined in recent years.

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