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1. Of, belonging to, or occurring at a time immediately before the present.
2. Modern; new.
3. Recent Geology Of, relating to, or being the Holocene Epoch. See Table at geologic time.

[Middle English, new, fresh, from Latin recēns, recent-; see ken- in Indo-European roots.]

re′cen·cy, re′cent·ness n.
re′cent·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.recency - a time immediately before the present
pastness - the quality of being past
2.recency - the property of having happened or appeared not long ago
newness - the quality of being new; the opposite of oldness


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