Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

recently

adverb
     
re‧cent‧ly S1 W1
not long ago:
He has recently been promoted to Assistant Manager.
a recently published biography
Jerry lived in Cairo until quite recently.
More recently, he's appeared in a number of British films.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary