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  • 1 récent — récent, ente [ resɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1450 « nouveau, 1. frais »; lat. recens, entis ♦ Qui s est produit ou qui existe depuis peu de temps; proche dans le passé. Des photos récentes. Une construction récente. ⇒ moderne. Événements récents. Un homme… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 recent — RECÉNT, Ă, recenţi, te, adj. Care s a petrecut, s a întâmplat, a apărut de curând; care datează de puţină vreme; nou, proaspăt. – Din fr. récent, lat. recens, ntis. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 30.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  Recent ≠ vechi Trimis de… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 récent — récent, ente (ré san, san t ) adj. 1°   Nouvellement fait ou arrivé. •   L exemple récent d une reine que la France admirera éternellement, FLÉCH. Mar. Thér.. •   Songez.... Au meurtre tout récent du malheureux Osman, RAC. Bajaz. II, 1.… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 4 Recent — Re cent (r[=e] sent), a. [L. recens, entis: cf. F. r[ e]cent.] 1. Of late origin, existence, or occurrence; lately come; not of remote date, antiquated style, or the like; not already known, familiar, worn out, trite, etc.; fresh; novel; new;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 recent — I adjective fresh, lately, new, newly arrived, not long past, novel, of recent occurrence, up to date associated concepts: in recent memory, recent possession, recently II index current, novel …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 recent — RECENT, [rec]ente. adj. Nouveau, nouvellement fait, nouvellement arrivé. Mettre un appareil sur une playe pendant qu elle est encore recente. cela est d une escriture toute recente. plus ces drogues là sont recentes, & meilleures elles sont. elle …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 7 recent — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having happened or been done lately; belonging to a period of time not long ago. 2) (Recent) Geology another term for HOLOCENE(Cf. ↑Holocene). DERIVATIVES recently adverb. ORIGIN …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 recent — [rē′sənt] adj. [MFr < L recens < re , again + IE base * ken , emerge freshly, new > Gr kainos, new] 1. done, made, etc. just before the present time; modern; new 2. of a time just before the present 3. [R ] designating or of the Holocene …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Recent — (v. lat.), neu, frisch; recente Formation, so v.w. Alluvium; Recentioren, die Neueren, bes. neueren Schriftsteller …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 Recent — Recent, s. Rezent …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 recent — (adj.) 1530s, from L. recentem (nom. recens) lately done or made, new, fresh, from re (see RE (Cf. re )) + PIE root *ken fresh, new, young (Cf. Gk. kainos new; Skt. kanina young; O.Ir. cetu first; O.C.S …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 recent — *modern, late Analogous words: fresh, *new, new fashioned …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 recent — [adj] current contempo*, contemporary, fresh, hot off the fire*, hot off the press*, just out*, late, latter, latter day, modern, modernistic, neoteric, new, newborn, newfangled, novel, present day, the latest*, today, up todate, young; concepts… …

    New thesaurus

  • 14 recent — Recent, Recens, recentis …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 15 recent — 01. The children are still suffering greatly from the stress of their parents [recent] divorce. 02. The weather had been really bad for quite a while, but [recently] it has started to warm up a bit. 03. Howard s wife has been ill [recently], so I …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 recent — re|cent W1S2 [ˈri:sənt] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: Latin recens fresh, recent ] having happened or started only a short time ago ▪ Irving s most recent book ▪ recent research into the causes of cancer in recent years/months/times etc …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 recent — recency, recentness, n. recently, adv. /ree seuhnt/, adj. 1. of late occurrence, appearance, or origin; lately happening, done, made, etc.: recent events; a recent trip. 2. not long past: in recent years. 3. of or belonging to a time not long… …

    Universalium

  • 18 recent — New or fairly new. Characterizing the period of time immediately preceding the present moment. In the law of larceny, under the rule that the possession of stolen property must be recent after the theft in order to afford a just basis for an… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 19 recent — re|cent [ risənt ] adjective *** happening or starting a short time ago: a recent discovery/survey/study It was the highest election turnout in recent memory. in recent years/decades/months: Business has boomed in recent years …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 recent */*/*/ — UK [ˈriːs(ə)nt] / US [ˈrɪsənt] adjective happening or starting a short time ago a recent discovery/survey/study It was the highest election turnout in recent memory. in recent years/decades/months: Business has boomed in recent years …

    English dictionary