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Definitions of recent:

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to time not long past; new; modern; fresh.

part of speech: adjective

Of late origin or occurrence: not long parted from: fresh: modern: ( geol.) subsequent to the existence of man.

part of speech: adjective

Of late origin or existence; modern; fresh; lately received; not long parted from; not ancient; in geol., that has taken place during the human epoch, or is still in progress.

part of speech: noun


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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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