lately

[ leyt-lee ]
/ ˈleɪt li /

adverb

of late; recently; not long since: He has been very grouchy lately.

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Origin of lately

before 1000; Middle English latli;Old English lætlīce;see late, -ly
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lately
/ (ˈleɪtlɪ) /

adverb

in recent times; of late
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