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Definition of recent:

  1. 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.
  2. Of or pertaining to the present or existing epoch; as, recent shells.


modern, new, juvenile, new-fashioned, youthful, new-fangled, late, young, new-made, original, upstart, latter-day, time, past.

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