Meaning of “recent” in the English Dictionary

"recent" in British English

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recentadjective

uk /ˈriː.sənt/ us /ˈriː.sənt/

(Definition of “recent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"recent" in American English

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recentadjective

us /ˈri·sənt/

having happened or having been done a short time ago:

He sent me a copy of his most recent article.
A recent study shows that most of the country-music audience is female.
recently
adverb us /ˈri·sənt·li/

We just recently moved to Texas.

(Definition of “recent” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)