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[ adverb ] in the recent past

Examples

"he was in Paris recently" "lately the rules have been enforced" "as late as yesterday she was fine" "feeling better of late" "the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also"

Used in print

(Walter H. Buchsbaum, "Advances in Medical Electronics"...)

The author has recently studied the field of medical electronics and has been convinced that , in this area alone , the application of electronic_equipment has enormous possibilities .

Recently many doctors have installed ultrasonic vibration machines for deep massage of bruises , contusions , and simple bursitis .

([Anonymous,] "The Attack on Employee Services"...)

Can you consider restricting any additional employee benefits to those paid for by profit-sharing money , such_as was done in the union contract recently signed by American_Motors_Corporation ?

Have you audited your program recently to weed_out those phases that draw least participation ?

(Bell I. Wiley, "Home Letters of Johnny Reb and Billy...)

Still another , annoyed by the brevity of a recently received missive , wrote : `` Yore letter was short_and_sweet , jist like a roasted maget '' .

Related terms

late late

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[ adverb ] very recently

Synonyms

newly new fresh freshly

Examples

"they are newly married" "newly raised objections" "a newly arranged hairdo" "grass new washed by the rain" "a freshly cleaned floor" "we are fresh out of tomatoes"

Used in print

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

There 's more specialization and a narrower purpose in two albums recently issued by Dover_Publications .

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

A notable example of this was the discussion of Christian unity by the Catholic Archbishop of Liverpool , Dr._Heenan , and the Anglican Archbishop of York , Dr._Ramsey , recently appointed Archbishop of Canterbury .

(J. F. Vedder, "Micrometeorites", in Francis S. J...)

Another important source of evidence only recently receiving much attention is the analysis of atmospheric dust for a meteoritic component .

(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)

On the other side of the church was a quiet , well-kept house with shutters and recently painted .

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