Meaning of “recent” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ˈriːsənt/
Extra Examples
His claims are backed up by recent research.Their relationship was immortalized in a recent film.The book examines his influence on recent political thought.Local people have been shocked by recent events in the town.Oil prices have fluctuated wildly in recent weeks.

B1 happening or starting from a short time ago:

a recent photo
a recent survey
In recent years, sales have decreased quite markedly.

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