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Webster 1913 Edition


Recently

Re′cent-ly

(rē′sent-ly̆)
,
adv.
Newly; lately; freshly; not long since;
as, advices
recently
received
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Recently

RE'CENTLY

,
adv.
Newly; lately; freshly; not long since; as advices recently received; a torn recently built or repaired; an isle recently discovered.

Definition 2022


recently

recently

English

Adverb

recently (comparative more recently, superlative most recently)

  1. In the recent past; newly; lately; freshly; not long since.
    advices recently received
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 1, in The China Governess:
      The half-dozen pieces […] were painted white and carved with festoons of flowers, birds and cupids. To display them the walls had been tinted a vivid blue which had now faded, but the carpet, which had evidently been stored and recently relaid, retained its original turquoise.
    • 2013 June 21, Chico Harlan, Japan pockets the subsidy ”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 2, page 30:
      Across Japan, technology companies and private investors are racing to install devices that until recently they had little interest in: solar panels. Massive solar parks are popping up as part of a rapid build-up that one developer likened to an "explosion."

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