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1. Having happened or appeared not long ago: "His daughter talked about the recent birth of her daughter."
2. From current times or the very near past.
3. Of, belonging to, or occurring at a time immediately before the present.
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recent, resent, resent, rescind
recent (REE suhnt) (adjective)
Relating to time or events happening not long ago: The recent headlines in the newspaper were very disturbing.

Kelsey is a recent university graduate who made a recent change in where she is living.

resent (ri SENT) (verb)
To cause to be dispatched again or returned again: The package that came back will need to be resent once the address is corrected.
resent (ri ZENT) (verb)
To express ill will or displeasure at something: The speaker announced, "I resent the implications of that question."

Some people resent being told that they are too old to continue working.

rescind (ri SIND) (verb)
1. To declare that something is invalid by canceling or recalling it: The publisher decided to rescind his previous decision to stop printing the book and agreed to send out 600 copies to the book store.
2. To end a law, contract, agreement, etc. by officially stating that something is no longer valid: The company decided to rescind its offer of pay raises because of the poor economic situation.

At the recent town hall meeting, Bill Williams asked the town to rescind the tax bill on his factory. The townspeople called out: No! No! We resent that! It's unfair! Unfair!!

Units related to: “recent
(Greek: a suffix; new, denotes certain "recent" eons when naming geological periods)
(Greek: new, recent, current, young)
(Latin: new, recent)
(narrative descriptions and records of events from the distant and recent past; as well as, significant current events of global interest)
(Latin: originally, country area, province; villager; more recent meanings: heathen, atheist; idolatrous, idol worshippers; heretic, heretical)
(Latin: new, fresh)
(the origins and more recent usage as a term used in the performances of prestidigitation or "magic")
(a collective term for all organic substances of relatively recent, non-geological, origin which can be used for energy production)
(these words have become a part of the English language over recent years)
(terms appearing in some "scientific" areas from about 1800 A.D. to 1899 A.D.)
Word Entries at Get Words containing the term: “recent
abracadabra, its origins and more recent usage
The magic of abracadabra.
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