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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.
Translations of “recent”
in Arabic حَديث…
in Korean 최근의…
in Malaysian baru-baru ini…
in French récent…
in Turkish yeni, son, geçenlerdeki…
in Italian recente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 最近的, 最新的, 近來的…
in Russian недавний, последний…
in Polish niedawny, ostatni…
in Vietnamese gần đây…
in Spanish reciente…
in Portuguese recente…
in Thai เร็ว ๆ นี้…
in German vor kurzem…
in Catalan recent…
in Japanese 最近の, 近頃の…
in Indonesian mutakhir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最近的, 最新的, 近来的…
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