noun Date: 1612 the quality or state of being recent

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  • Recency — Re cen*cy (r[=e] sen*s[y^]), n. [LL. recentia, fr. L. recens. See {Recent}.] The state or quality of being recent; newness; new state; late origin; lateness in time; freshness; as, the recency of a transaction, of a wound, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • recency — noun The property of being recent, newness Due to its recency, there are no used parts available for this model …   Wiktionary

  • recency — See recent. * * * …   Universalium

  • recency — re·cen·cy || rɪːsnsɪ n. newness, state of being from late times, freshness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • recency — re·cen·cy …   English syllables

  • recency — noun 1. a time immediately before the present • Syn: ↑recentness • Derivationally related forms: ↑recent (for: ↑recentness) • Hypernyms: ↑pastness 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Recency illusion — The Recency illusion is the belief that a word, meaning, grammatical construction or phrase is of recent origin when it is in fact of long established usage. The term was invented by Arnold Zwicky, a linguist at Stanford University. [Intensive… …   Wikipedia

  • Recency principle — The Recency Principle is described by the Roger Shuy in the journal Language Log [ myl/languagelog/archives/002928.html] .It is used by police interrogators to have a subject incriminate himself without realizing it, and …   Wikipedia

  • Recency-Effekt — Beim Rezenzeffekt (engl. recency effect) handelt es sich um ein psychologisches Phänomen. Er besagt, dass später eingehende Informationen einen größeren Einfluss auf die Erinnerungsleistung einer Person ausüben als früher eingehende Informationen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Recency, Frequency, Monetary Value - RFM — A marketing analysis tool used to identify a firm s best customers by measuring certain factors. The RFM model is based on three quantitative factors: Recency How recently a customer has made a purchase Frequency How often a customer makes a… …   Investment dictionary

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