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re·cent / ˈrēsənt/ • adj. 1. having happened, begun, or been done not long ago or not long before; belonging to a past period of time comparatively close to the present: his recent visit to Britain a recent edition of the newspaper. 2. (Recent) Geol. another term for Holocene. • n. (the Recent) Geol. the Holocene epoch. DERIVATIVES: re·cen·cy n. re·cent·ly adv. re·cent·ness n.

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recent

recent XVI. — F. récent or L. recēns, -ent-.

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Recent See HOLOCENE.

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Recent See Holocene.

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Recent See Holocene.

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Recent See HOLOCENE.

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