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See also: récent
- Having happened a short while ago.
2013 May-June, Katie L. Burke, “In the News”, American Scientist, volume 101, number 3, page 193:
- Bats host many high-profile viruses that can infect humans, including severe acute respiratory syndrome and Ebola. A recent study explored the ecological variables that may contribute to bats’ propensity to harbor such zoonotic diseases by comparing them with another order of common reservoir hosts: rodents.
- Up-to-date; not old-fashioned or dated.
- Having done something a short while ago that distinguishes them as what they are called.
- The cause has several hundred recent donors.
- I met three recent graduates at the conference.
having happened a short while ago
Declension of recent