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recently

[ ree-suhnt-lee ]
/ ˈri sənt li /
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adverb
a relatively short time ago, or during the last short while; lately: It wasn't something I had really thought about until recently, when we discussed it in one of my Media classes.Recently there has been a lot of interest in the use of computer games as innovative educational tools.
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Origin of recently

OTHER WORDS FROM recently

qua·si-re·cent·ly, adverb
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