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1. recent

adjective. ['ˈriːsənt'] new.

Antonyms

  • new

Etymology

  • recens (Latin)

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Rhymes with Recent

  • mellicent
  • indecent
  • decent

How do you pronounce recent?

Pronounce recent as ˈrisənt.

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How do you spell recent? Is it reccent ?

A common misspelling of recent is reccent

Sentences with recent


1. Adjective
Some people require two months of bank statements while others need just the most recent statement.

Quotes about recent


1. The new 'Joy' was needed for a number of reasons. Recent developments in nutrition and new ingredients were two of the major reasons for the revision. One of the other big reasons was America's new love for big flavors. Yay!
- Irma S. Rombauer

2. The story of my recent life.' I like that phrase. It makes more sense than 'the story of my life', because we get so many lives between birth and death. A life to be a child. A life to come of age. A life to wander, to settle, to fall in love, to parent, to test our promise, to realize our mortality- and in some lucky cases, to do something after that realization.
- Mitch Albom, Have a Little Faith: a True Story

3. I applied for your love like a recent MBA grad might apply at Walmart today. I grew a beard on my chest and laughed through my ass just to get your attention.
- Jarod Kintz, A Story That Talks about Talking Is Like Chatter to Chattering Teeth, and Every Set of Dentures Can Attest to the Fact That No..

2. recent

adjective. ['ˈriːsənt'] of the immediate past or just previous to the present time.

Synonyms

  • late

Antonyms

  • present
  • incoming

Etymology

  • recens (Latin)

3. Recent

noun. approximately the last 10,000 years.

Synonyms

  • Holocene
  • Holocene epoch
  • Quaternary period
  • Recent epoch
  • Age of Man
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