What is recent?

  • (adj): Being new in a time not long past.
    Example: "Recent graduates"; "a recent addition to the house"; "recent buds on the apple trees"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on recent:

Lionesses - Taxonomy and Evolution - Subspecies - Recent
... Eight recent (Holocene) subspecies are recognised today P ... l ...
Lloyd Kropp - Recent
... His fourth novel, Greencastle, is currently in development with a major motion picture company ... He has written two additional novels, The Book of Thoth and Lady of the Lake, both of which are currently in submission ...

More definitions of "recent":

  • (adj): Of the immediate past or just previous to the present time.
    Example: "His recent trip to Africa"; "in recent months"; "a recent issue of the journal"
    Synonyms: late
  • (adj): Near to or not long before the present.
    Example: "Recent times"; "of recent origin"