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  • n. The characteristic of being recent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Quality or state of being recent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being recent; newness; freshness; recency; lateness of origin or occurrence: as, the recentness of alluvial land; the recentness of news or of events.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a time immediately before the present
  • n. the property of having happened or appeared not long ago

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