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[さい()·きん()]
saikin
no adjective, noun, adverb

English Meaning(s) for 最近

noun, no adjective, adverb
  1. recently; lately; these days; nowadays; right now
no adjective
  1. nearest; closest

Definition and Synonyms for 最近

Last most recently
Synonyms: 最近
Late in the recent past
Synonyms: このほど, 最近, この節, この間
Nowadays the period of time that is happening now
Synonyms: このほど, この世, , , 今日, 今日日, 今日この頃, 今時, 刻下, 当世, 当今, 当座, 当節, 方今, 日ごろ, 昨今, 時下, 最近, 本日, 此の中, 此の内, , 現つ, 現下, 現世, 現今, 現代, 現在, 現時点, 目下, 目下, この節, 輓近, 近頃, この頃, この頃
Contemporary World the circumstances and ideas of the present age
Synonyms: 時代, 最近, 現代, 現在
Today the present time or age
Synonyms: , , 今日, 今日この頃, 今時, 当節, 方今, 最近, 現代, 現在, 輓近, 近頃
Nowadays any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
Synonyms: このほど, この世, , , 今日, 今日日, 今日この頃, 今時, 刻下, 当世, 当今, 当座, 当節, 方今, 日ごろ, 昨今, 時下, 最近, 本日, 此の中, 此の内, , 現つ, 現下, 現世, 現今, 現代, 現在, 現時点, 目下, 目下, この節, 輓近, 近頃, この頃, この頃

Meanings for each kanji in 最近

utmost; most; extreme Kanji Details »
near; early; akin; tantamount Kanji Details »

Categories 最近 is a member of

Time the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
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Nowadays the period of time that is happening now
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Times a more or less definite period of time now or previously present
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Sample Sentences for 最近

I recently met an old friend.
I was recently in an automobile accident.
Modern ships only need a small crew.
We used to compile survey results using spreadsheet programs but recently we feel that database software's summing methods are quicker so we use databases to total them.
I am putting on weight these days.

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